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Rolltop Desk

CC010.001.010.012.001 (RS236503)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rolltop desk has one recessed tier of four shallow drawers with round pulls on top; rolltop lid concealing interior compartment with writing surface and a variety of pigeonholes and shallow drawers; overhanging top with molded edge; two banks of four drawers with bail handles; one central shallow drawer with inlaid foliate garland motif; ogee brackets with ball-and-claw feet; and inlaid stringing on drawer fronts and side panels. Design notes and "Mrs. F. L. Babbot" 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 (6 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 3/4x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305920
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.012.001

Record details

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

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