"Bureau in Son's Room"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau in Son's Room" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; rectangular panel between two top drawerrs with carved, painted or inlaid foliate scrolls; square stiles with carved twist molding; and rectangular base with molded top edge. Rectangular mirror has wide frame with carved interior molding and is attached to rear of bureau top by two decorated shaped brackets atop shallow drawers. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.031.003

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