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Watercolor -- Desk

CC011.011.004 (RS242241)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor. Perspective view of a desk is shown. Desk has unique design with an upper recessed cabinet section. Upper case has overhanging top with molded edge; cornice with dentil molding; rectangular cabinet with paneled front; and six fluted Ionic-style column supports, one at each corner of top and two flanking cabinet front. Lower section has rectangular desk top; two shallow drawers with bail handles arranged in one tier; two tapered fluted front legs with ring and large ball turnings at top; brass feet and casters; and short railings with spindles attaching lower legs to rear;. Desk is supported in rear by rectangular case with four drawers with bail handles opening on right side.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
2014
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (13 1/8 x 8 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
13 1/8x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314675
Reference Code
CC011.011.004

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Possibly Irving & Casson
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.
Descriptive Terms
desks
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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