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Desk

CC010.001.010.011.001 (RS236612)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular pedestal desk has overhanging top with carved molded edge; deep frieze with molded bottom edge and retractable writing surface at each side; two pedestals, each with four drawers with bail handles on one side of desk and a cupboard on the other, that rest on bases with molded top edges; carved interwined spiral molding on inner vertical edges of pedestals; sides with carved corners on frieze, rectangular panel with carved molding in center, and two large projecting fluted scrolls carved with foliate motifs. "Prudential Ins. Co. / Pres. Office / N. Y. O. 14480" and "2222 / 41323" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1902, undated
Date Notes
Date is base on that shown on companion piece CC010.001.010.015.001.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305918
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.011.001

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
Related Items
Rolltop Desk

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