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Slant-front Desk

CC010.001.010.002.001 (RS236538)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style desk has narrow brass gallery atop a case with hinged slant-front compartment concealing two drawers and thirteen cubbyholes; two lopers with round pulls; three drawers with bail handles; inlaid bellflowers on front stiles; four square tapered legs with inlaid stringing; and spade feet. Design notes and "Mrs. Sloanes Writing Table" 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 ink (6 1/8 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/8x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305887
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.002.001

Record details

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

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