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"Flat Top Desk"

CC010.001.010.008.003 (RS236546)

Description

Design drawing titled "Flat Top Desk" 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 drawers; overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers with bail handles in each pedestal; one shallow center drawer; retractable sliding writing surface above top drawer in each pedestal; and rectangular base with molded top rim on each pedestal. Title, design notes, "Merchants Laclede Bank of St. Louis" and "3145" 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 (4 1/2 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/2x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305913
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.008.003

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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