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"Secretary of Mahogany and Inlay"

CC010.001.010.006.001 (RS236589)

Description

Design drawing titled "Secretary of Mahogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Secretary has one rectangular fall-front case supported by sides of case which extend to floor and four tall stationary legs with ring and cup turnings; overhanging top with molded edge; hinged fall-front with two swinging turned legs; interior compartment with four small drawers and seven pigeonholes; branch veneer panels and inlaid stringing on side panels and interior compartment. Title, design notes and "#3532" 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 (9 x 11 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305907
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.006.001

Record details

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

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