"Bureau of Mahog."

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahog." rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Tall narrow bureau has upper recessed compartment with two shallow drawers flanked by by curved backboard; overhanging top with molded edge; six drawers with bail handles in a two-over-four arrangement; square stiles; and ovoid feet with carved acanthus leaves above. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to upper compartment top by two tall columnar supports with turned finials and reeding. Title, design notes, "Fact. 22346" and "11729" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 5/8 x 4 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.032.002

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