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"Mahogany Writing Table"

CC010.001.010.008.001 (RS236543)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular partners' desk has pedestal desk form with top supported at each end by a pedestal of drawers; overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers with bail handles on each side of each pedestal; one shallow center drawer on one side only; and rectangular base with molded top rim on each pedestal. Pedestals of drawers project slighlty from center area. Title, design notes, "For John H. Wrenn," "11447" and "Jan. 30 - 1907" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-01-30
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/4x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305910
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.008.001

Record details

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

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