"Bureau of Cherry Painted"

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Cherry Painted" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular chest of drawers has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles in a two-over-two arrangement; carved foliate wreath between top two drawers; key escutcheons on lower drawers; recessed panels on sides; straight skirt; front fluted stiles; and one tapered square foot with carved acanthus leaves. Other feet have tapered round reeded feet with carved caps.Titl, design notes, "Made for C. Vanderbilt 27911" and "11480" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (cupboards)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 1/4 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.045.003

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Description Level

Item