"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; backboard with concave ends; three drawers with bail handles in a graduated arrangement; square stiles; short tapered square legs with brass cuffs and casters; and painted or inlaid decoration including fruit basket on top drawer and bellflowers and stringing on front stiles. Rectangular mirror has arched crest and is attached to backboard by two tapered columnar supports with turned finials and reeding at base. Title, design notes and "Geo. Sykes" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 x 6 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.037.004

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