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"B Alternate"

CC011.001.001.002.002.008 (RS209346)

Description

Design drawing titled "B Alternate" rendered in pencil on trace and affixed to cardboard. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular desk has a beveled top with egg-and-dart molding; one shallow drawer on the left supported by baluster-turned front and rear legs; side stretcher on left; and a retractable writing surface on the right above a deep cabinet. Drawer is flanked by two protruding carved volutes, cabinet front is flanked by two protruding carved elements with palmettes and volutes. A folding book support on the right top of the desk is shown raised with an open book on its surface. TItle is handwritten on drawing. Embossed on lower left corner is "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1914-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
12 3/4x 18 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303793
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.002.002.008

Record details

Originator
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
bookrests
desks
Material Type
design drawings
perspective views

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