Bureau with Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers with bail handles, bat-wing backplates and key escutcheons; rectangular corner blocks at top which project slightly; reeded columnar stiles; straight skirt; and short cabriole legs with ball-and-claw feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame and is attached to top of bureau by two S- shaped arms. "W. B. Schiller" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.012.054.002

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