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"Writing Table of Circassian Walnut"

CC010.001.010.024.001 (RS236581)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Circassian Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Writing table has rectangular form with slightly bowed section at each side of front; overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers with round pulls on each side of central shallow drawer; andf tapered square legs terminating in spade feet. Two recessed tiers of drawers and pigeonholes is on top of table. Inlaid ornamentation includes stringing on legs and drawer fronts, oval paterae above legs, bellflowers on stiles and basket of fruit of center drawer front. Title, design notes, "Inlaid with Ebony & Satinwood," "H. L. Pratt 48449" and "7647" 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 (7 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305950
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.024.001

Record details

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

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