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"Writing Desk of Mahogany"

CC010.001.010.001.003 (RS236584)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Desk of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Queen Anne-style desk has slant-front case with shallow gallery on top; one shallow drawer below with two bail handles and carved or inlaid central shell ornament; two lopers; and four cabriole legs with pad feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. A. Brinley / Job 19054" and "11283" 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 5/8 x 4 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 5/8x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305881
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.001.003

Record details

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

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