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Design drawing titled "Bureau of White Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Bowfront bureau has ovolo front corners; overhanging top and molded edge; backboard with carved ends; three drawers in a graduated arrangement; carved swags on top drawer; round pulls on top drawer and bail handles with bat-wing backplates on lower drawers; reeded columnar stiles with carved foliate motif at top; straight skirt; and tapered cylindrical feet. Oval mirror has narrow frame with carved ribbon garland at top and is attached to backboard by two tapered reeded columnar supports with turned finials. Title, design notes, "Made for H. E. Converse 23710" and "11295" are handwritten on drawing.
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)