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"Antique Desk of Mahog."

CC010.001.010.003.002 (RS236526)

Description

Design drawing titled "Antique Desk of Mahog." rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style desk has hinged slant-front which opens to reveal an interior writing surface, drawers and pigeonholes; two lopers with round pulls; two drawers, one of which is designed to look like two drawers; key escutcheons and bail handles with bat-wing plates on all drawers; molded lower edge; ogee bracket rear feet; and ogee brackets with ball-and-claw feet in front. Title, design notes, "For F. B. Knowls, "Det 4740" and "Interior Det. / May 12 - 1903" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1903-05-12
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305892
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.003.002

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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