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"Writing Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.010.030.001 (RS236600)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular writing desk has top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center apron; and four tapered square legs with cuffed feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has drawers, pigeonholes and two bins with sloping lids. Title, design notes, "1784," "For Robert Bradley 39609" and "April 11 - 1907 / J. B. W." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-04-11
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305982
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.030.001

Record details

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

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