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Rolltop Desk

CC010.001.010.012.002 (RS236516)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Narrow rolltop desk has shallow wood gallery on top; half-serpentine rolltop lid concealing interior compartment with writing surface; apron with carved front corner blocks; supporting panels on three sides resting on molded base; and side panels with curved front edge and carved fluted scroll support extending from apron to base. "Prudential Ins. Co. / N.Y.O 14586" and "2246 / 44492" 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 4 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 3/4x 4 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305921
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.012.002

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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