"Bureau for Boy's Room"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau for Boy's Room" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; shallow serpentine backboard; five drawers in an two-over-three arrangement; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; straight skirt with molded edge; and simple bracket feet Round mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tall tapered round columnar supports with ball finials. Title and "408" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.031.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item

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