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Rolltop Desk

CC010.001.010.012.003 (RS236559)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rolltop desk has rolltop lid concealing interior compartment with writing surface and twelve pigeonholes arranged in two tiers of six shallow openings; overhanging top with molded edge; two banks of drawers with bin pulls, four on left and three on right; retractable writing surface above drawers on each side; and base with molded top edge. Two drawers are shown open; one shallow drawer has vertical dividers while one deep drawer has file dividers. "3145" is handwritten twice 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 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 5/8x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305922
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.012.003

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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