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"Mahogany and Inlay Writing Table"

CC010.001.010.022.004 (RS236603)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany and Inlay Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style writing desk has rectangular overhanging top with molded edge; apron with molded lower edge, two rows of inlay stringing and inlaid kylix and garland; columnar corners wth cross-hatch carved surface; and four tapered round legs with acanthus leaf carving at top and turned feet. On top of table is full-length recessed compartment of four drawers and eight pigeonholes of varying sizes with inlaid stringing. Title, "11241" and "C. C. Walker 49504" 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 (5 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/2x 6 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305947
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.022.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
writing desks
writing tables
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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