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"Mahogany Writing Table"

CC010.001.010.008.002 (RS236558)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular desk has pedestal desk form with top supported at each end by a pedestal of four drawers; overhanging top with molded edge; branch veneer fronts, inlay stringing, bail handles on drawers; and a retractable sliding writing surface above top drawer of each pedestal; one shallow center drawer; and rectangular base with molded top rim for each pedestal. Title, design notes, "E. D. Jordan 49452" and "7790" 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 (3 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
3 7/8x 4 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305911
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.008.002

Record details

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

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