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"Desk of Mahogany & Inlay"

CC010.001.010.001.002 (RS236541)

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk of Mahogany & Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Chippendale-style desk has slanted fall-front which opens to reveal four open pigeonholes and eight drawers; two lopers with round pulls; three drawers each with key escutcheon and two bail handles with bat-wring plates; molded lower rim of case with carved drop ornament on skirt; and four ogee brackets with foliate carved knees terminating in ball-and-claw feet. Title, design notes, "Made for J. J. Albright Job 31324" and "11279" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/16 x 7 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/16x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305880
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.001.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
desks
fall-front desks
slant-front desks
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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