"Bureau Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bureau has serpentine front with ovolo corners; overhanging top and molded edge; tall backboard; three drawers in a graduated arrangement; carved anthemions on top drawer; reeded columnar stiles with carved foliate top section; and turned ovoid feet. Rectangular mirror has arched crest and is attached to backboard by two tapered reeded columnar supports with turned finials and carved foliate motifs at base. Title, design notes, "For Mr. Blinn" and "11594" 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 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.036.002

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