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"Writing Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.010.031.001 (RS236512)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Kidney-shaped writing table has conforming top; one shallow drawer; four tapered round legs with carved ovoid ornament at top and cuffs; and tapered feet. Rectangular compartment at rear of top has nine pigeonholes; shallow gallery railing extends from each edge of compartment around side of table. Title, design notes, "519" and "Charles M. Baker 47130" 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 x 3 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
5 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305987
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.031.001

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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