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"Desk of Mahogany & Gold"

CC010.001.010.001.004 (RS236527)

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk of Mahogany & Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Fall-front desk has upper section with straight fluted crest and concave sides atop an open area flanked by two recessed drawers on each side; shallow fall-front supported by two lopers; one shallow drawer below curved shaped apron; and cabriole legs terminating in scrolled toe feet. Title, design notes, "Made for Mrs. Wells," "11302" and "N. Y. Order 21381/ Order 13185" 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 (8 1/2 x 4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305882
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.001.004

Record details

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

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