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Writing Desk

CC010.001.010.028.001 (RS236605)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Tall Empire-style writing desk has rectangular top with rounded corners; molded apron; and Ionic column pedestal support. On top of desk is storage compartment for paper and other supplies flanked by carved scroll brackets and topped by a calendar showing the date "Jan 1 1907" within a carved foliate wreath cartouche. "11446" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1906-1907, undated
Date Notes
Date based on calendar shown in drawing.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305960
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.028.001

Record details

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

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