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"Mahogany Desk"

CC010.001.010.005.002 (RS236562)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Desk" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of interior arrangement of pigeonholes is also provided. Chippendale-style desk has hinged slant-front which opens to reveal an interior writing surface, drawers and pigeonholes; two lopers with round pulls; four graduated drawers with key escutcheons and round cut glass knobs; molded lower edge; ogee spur brackets with ball-and-claw feet. Title, design notes, and "For Mrs. Andrew H. Potter" and "detail changed & sent to factory / Sept. 18 - 1906" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1906-09-18
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305902
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.005.002

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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