"Bureau of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard with concave ends; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; round pulls on two side top drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; carved kylix and swags on center panel between top drawers; square stiles with carved bellflowers above fluting; straight skirt; and tapered carved feet. Title, design notes, "F. B. Pratt 31007" and "11901" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.039.004

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