"Bureau"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; shallow curved backboard; five drawers in a two-over-three arrangement; round pulls on top drawers and bail handles on lower drawers; straight skirt with molded lower edge; recessed rectangular panels on sides; and bun feet. Rectangular mirror has arched crest and is attached to backboard by two tapered round columnar supports with ovoid and ring turnings and finials. Title and "14006" 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 (8 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.041.001

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