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"Desk of Mahogany and Inlay"

CC010.001.010.032.001 (RS236579)

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk of Mahogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular writing table has top with molded edge; shallow backboard with shaped ends; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center drawer; four tapered square legs with cuffed feet; and inlaid stringing and foliate motifs on legs and center drawer. Moveable bookrack with two open shelves and arched sides is at center rear of top. Title, design notes, "7903" and "W. S. Wicks 49064" 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 (7 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/8x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305990
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.032.001

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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