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"Writing Table"

CC010.001.010.031.003 (RS236530)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical style writing table has rectangular top; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a wide shallow center drawer; four tapered square legs with cuffed feet; and inlaid or painted decoration including kylix, garland and swags on center drawer front; stringing on drawer front, side panels and legs; and bellflowers on legs. Title, design notes, "C. B. Alexander 48469" and "3344" 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 (4 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
4 7/8x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305989
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.031.003

Record details

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

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