"Dressing Case of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Case of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bureau or dressing case has two banks of drawers flanking a full-length mirror. Each side section has backboard with angled bracket supporting mirror; overhanging top with ovolo front corners and molded edge; four drawers with bail handles; reeded columnar front stiles; and tapered cylindrical feet with carved cuffs. Full-length rectangular mirror has narrow shelf with concave front ath the base. Title, design notes, "Made for Mrs. Osgood / 36136 Order," "11541" and "Mar. 18 -1907 / J. B. W." 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 (9 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.036.001

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