"Bureau Painted Grey & White"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau Painted Grey & White" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; straight skirt; and bracket feet with concealed casters. Round mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two round columnar supports with turned finials. Title, design notes, "11297" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "Made for R. C. Hooper 36575 / " " Stock in Mahog. 3674."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.037.001

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