"Bureau of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front 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; reeded columnar stiles and tapered cylindrical feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered square columnar supports with pineappple finials. Title, design notes, "Mrs. Lanier 30471" and "11918" 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 (7 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.040.001

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