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Writing Desk

CC010.001.010.029.004 (RS236591)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Writing desk has rectangular top with molded edge; two drawers with round pulls flanking a shallow center apron; and four tapered square legs with cuffed feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has fretwork gallery, nine pigeonholes, two shallow drawers and two bins with sloping lids. Inlaid or painted motifs including bellflowers on legs, foliate wreaths on bin lids; and basket with garlands and swags on drawer front.

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 ink (5 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/4x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305979
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.029.004

Record details

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

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