"Japanese Bureau of Cypress"

Description

Design drawing titled "Japanese Burau of Cypress" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Bureau has two cases on a base with molded top rim and bracket feet. Lower rectangular case has eight drawers of varying widths and heights arranged in five tiers. Upper rectangular case projects outward over lower case and has convex curved sides with carved brackets below; two drawers on left and a cupboardon right of two shallow drawers arranged in a stairstep fashion; and backboard with central rectangular tablet. Title, design notes, "Made for Mr. Rumrell 10714" and "11393" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.037.003

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