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"Mahogany Library Table"

CC010.001.010.017.002 (RS236578)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Library Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Library table has overhanging rectangular top; identical front and back, each with retractable writing shelf, one drawer, and lower shelf on each side of kneehole opening; shallow drawer with two round pulls and retractable shelf below on each side; and eight square legs with carved fluting and foliage motif at bottom. Title, design notes, "J. F. Byers 49658" and "243" are handwritten on drawing. Noted name refers to J. Frederic Byers of Sewickley, PA.

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 (4 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/4x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305932
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.017.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
library tables (writing tables)
writing tables
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Related Items
Library Desk
Library Desk #243

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