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"Writing Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.010.029.005 (RS236571)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Writing table has D-shaped case with conforming top; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center apron; and four tapered square legs with brass block feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has brass fretwork gallery, four shallow drawers, one small cupboard, and two bins with sloping lids. Title and design notes 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 ink (5 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/2x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305980
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.029.005

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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