"Mahog. Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahog. Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; narrow backboard; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; rectangular plaque between two top drawers with inlaid, painted or carved kylix with swags; straight skirt; square stiles with inlaid, painted or carved bellflowers; and block feet with concealed casters. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to backboard by two tapered round columnar supports with pineapple finials. Title, design notes, "C. F. Bates 28170 / N. Y. 7755 34052 = Chief" and "11935" 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 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.040.002

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