"Dressing Case of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Case of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Dressing case or bureau has cupboard with one hinged door, rectangular recessed panel on door, and sliding trays inside; four drawers with bail handles to left of cupboard; shallow top drawer with carved rectangular panel to its right; and rectangular base with molded rim. Large rectangular mirror with wide frame is attached to rear of bureau top and flanked by tall rectangular supports with narrow top shelves and carved moldings. 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 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.034.002

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