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"Desk of Mahogany"

CC010.001.010.004.001 (RS236585)

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Desk has brass gallery railing on top of case; hinged slant-front concealing an inner writing surface; two lopers with round pulls; two drawers with two bail handles on each; key escutcheons on slant-front and drawers; and four reeded tapered round legs with cuffs Title and "Mrs. M. M. White" 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 (7 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/8x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305893
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.004.001

Record details

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

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