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"Writing Desk Painted"

CC010.001.010.005.001 (RS236539)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Desk Painted" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown; partial plan of interior is also provided. Desk has brass gallery railing on top of case; hinged slant-front with key escutcheon concealing an inner writing surface and pigeonholes; two lopers with round pulls; two drawers with key escutcheon and two bail handles on each; and four tapered square legs with brass feet Title, design notes, "For Thos. Nelson Page" and "Det Oct 22 -1904 H. E. C." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1909-10-22
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (7 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305900
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.005.001

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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