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"Secretary of Mhg."

CC010.001.010.005.003 (RS236563)

Description

Design drawing titled "Secretary of Mhg." rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Secretary-bookcase has double arch pediment with three turned cup and cover finials; upper case with arched glass doors and wood muntins arranged in a grid pattern; two retractable candlestands with round pulls beneath upper case doors; lower case with hinged slant-front with inlaid veneer oval and key escutcheon concealing an inner writing surface; two lopers with round pulls; two drawers with veneer panel, key escutcheon, two drop pulls on each; and turned ovoid feet. Title and "Det. # 12144" 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 pencil (10 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305903
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.005.003

Record details

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

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