Bureau and Mirror #12371 and Bureau and Mirror #12137

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314585

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of two bureaus with attached mirrors of similar design. The first rectangular bureau has overhanging top; four drawers in a two-over-two arrangement with top two drawers having projecting curved fronts; stiles formed of turned spiral twist columns; straight skirt; turned ovoid rear feet; and carved paw feet in front. Rectangular mirror with arched crest is attached to bureau by two S-shaped scrolled arms atop a long shallow base at rear of bureau. The second bureau has the same basic design but is narrower and taller than the first and has four drawers in a graduated arrangement. Handwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 12371 and 12137.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressers (chests of drawers)
chests of drawers
mirrors
photographs
black-and-white photographs

Physical Description

1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.005.234

Record Details

Originator

Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white photographs

Description Level

Item

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