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"Mahogany and Inlay Writing Table"

CC010.001.010.032.004 (RS236594)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany & Inlay Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. D-shaped writing table has top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on either side of a shallow center apron; and four tapered square legs with cuffed feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has drawers, pigeonholes, two bins with sloping lids, and brass rail along top rear edge. Title, design notes, "256" and "C. F. Adams 48305 / Stock 48211" 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 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 3/8x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305993
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.032.004

Record details

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

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