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Slant-front Desk #4929

CC010.005.169 (RS243758)

Description

Black-and-white photograph of a desk. Chippendale-style desk has hinged slant-front which opens to reveal an interior writing surface, drawers and pigeonholes; two lopers with round pulls; four drawers with key escutcheons, bail handles and bat-wing plates; molded lower edge; center carved drop ornament on skirt; ogee bracket rear feet; and ogee brackets with ball-and-claw feet in front. Handwritten note on photograph is A. H. Davenport Co. detail number 4929.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1913-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/16x 9 3/16 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314500
Reference Code
CC010.005.169

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
Chippendale
desks
fall-front desks
slant-front desks
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Related Items
"Writing Desk or "Secretary" of Mahogany "Branch" Wood"

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