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"Writing Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.010.030.005 (RS236511)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular writing table has top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center drawer; and four tapered fluted round legs with carved acanthus leaves at top, cuffs and tapered feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has drawers, pigeonholes and two bins with sloping lids. Title, design notes, "7946" and "Stock 49214" 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 (5 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305986
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.030.005

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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