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"Roll Top Desk of Oak"

CC010.001.010.013.001 (RS236509)

Description

Design drawing titled "Roll Top Desk of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Desk has rolltop lid concealing interior writing surface; overhanging top; two banks of four drawers with bin pulls; retractable shelf above each top drawers; shallow center drawer with serpentine lower edge; and base with molded top edge. Title, design notes, "11957" and "Assistant Cashier / Bank of Buffalo" are handwritten on drawing. A list of customers and numbers is also handwritten on drawing: "Bank of Buffalo 27985 / Royal Bal[illegible] 31258 / New Bed. Savings 31525 / E. I. Adams 44830."

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 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 7/8x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305923
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.013.001

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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