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"Writing Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.010.022.002 (RS236561)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; top plan is also provided. Rectangular writing table has overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on each side of shallow center drawer; retractable slide on each side above drawers; eight square stiles followed by legs with ovoid and trumpet turnings, rectangular blocks and bun feet; and lower shelf on each side. On top of writing table is a full-length recessed compartment of pigeonholes and drawers, topped by a shallow shelf. TItle, design notes, "7680" and "Geo. Eastman 48535 / without top compartments" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1902-1910, undated
Date Notes
Date range around construction of George Eastman house.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (7 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305944
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.022.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Eastman, George, 1854-1932
Descriptive Terms
writing tables
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Places
Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)
Places (Buildings)
George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)

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