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Writing Table

CC010.001.010.027.001 (RS236617)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and end views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular writing table has canted corners and recessed center section on front and back; overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on each side of wide shallow center drawer; two shaped end support panels resting on bases with large paw feet. Extensive carving throughout piece includes garland on center drawer front; strapwork on stiles; scrolls, shells, and foliate motifs on side supports; and gadrooning on side bases. "Geo. Eastman" and "4001" 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 (8 1/8 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305957
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.027.001

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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