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"Writing Table of Maple with Painted Decoration"

CC010.001.010.035.003 (RS236601)

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Maple with Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular writing table has overhanging top; short backboard with concave ends; three-tiered letter or paper holder with shaped sides at center of backboard; two shallow drawers with round pulls flanking a rectangular center panel; and four tapered square legs with cuffs and tapered feet. Painted decoration includes foliate motif on front of letter holder, garlands and swags on center panel, and stringing on drawer fronts and legs.Title, design notes, and "14243" are handwritten on drawing.

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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 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 7/8x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306005
Reference Code
CC010.001.010.035.003

Record details

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

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