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Desk

CC010.001.010.010.002 (RS236592)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular pedestal desk has overhanging top with carved molded edge; deep frieze with molded bottom edge; two pedestals, each with three drawers with bail handles, that rest on bases with molded top edges; outer side of each pedestal with one shallow drawer with bail handles opening in the frieze, rectangular molded panel, and two large projecting scrolls carved with foliate motifs. "Wm. Whitman" and "1464" 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 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305917
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.010.002

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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