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"Writing Table"

CC010.001.010.034.001 (RS236586)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of writing desk and side chair are shown; top plan of desk is also provided. Writing desk has straight front and bowed back; recessed upper case with two side cupboards separated by three shallow drawers above a void; diamond motifs on cupboard doors; lower case with two drawers with round pulls on each side of a shallow shaped apron; stiles with foliate motifs and molded edges; four faceted vasiform legs; and carved block feet. Side chair has balloon-shaped back with arched crest and pierced splat; plank seat; four legs with faceted vasiform and block turnings; stretcher; and ovoid feet. Title, "43657" and "For R. W. Williamson / detailed July 23 by K" 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 (8 x 7 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306001
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.034.001

Record details

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

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