"Bureau & Bookcase of Mahog."

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau & Bookcase of Mahog." rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular bookcase has flat top; molded cornice; carved frieze; two hinged glass doors with wood frames and muntins in a diamond-shaped pattern; four adjustable interior shelves; and molded base. Lower case has three graduated drawers with bail handles and key escutcheons; and rectangular base with molded upper edge. Title, design notes, "J. W. Wadsworth 30177" and "11927" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
bookcases
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 x 5 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.053.002

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