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"Sanitary Roll Top Desk"

CC010.001.010.013.002 (RS236596)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sanitary Roll Top Desk of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Desk has rolltop lid concealing interior compartment with writing surface, three open cubbyholes and fourteen small drawers; overhanging top with molded edge; three drawers on left side; two drawers on right side; one shallow center drawer; bin pulls on side drawers; retractable shelf above drawers on each side; and six tapered legs with brass cuffs. Sketches of three types of interior drawers are also shown. Title, design notes and "Detail No. 12551" 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 and colored pencil (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 nches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305924
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.013.002

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
Related Items
Desk
Rolltop Desk #12551
Rolltop Desk #12551

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