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Writing Desk

CC010.001.010.033.005 (RS236508)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style writing desk has rectangular form; recessed upper case with flat top and molded cornice; two recessed side cupboards wtith inlaid borders and central oval cartouches with a female profile in each; three shallow drawers wiith round pulls at top between cupboards and above a void; top of lower case with molded rim; lower case with two drawers with bail handles on each side of wide shallow center drawer; inlaid cartouche on center drawer front; four tapered round legs with inlaid stringing and bellflowers; and cuffed feet. "Geo. Draper" is 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 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306000
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.033.005

Record details

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

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