"B Alternate"

Description

Design drawing titled "B Alternate" rendered in pencil on trace and affixed to cardboard. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular desk has a beveled top with egg-and-dart molding; one shallow drawer on the left supported by baluster-turned front and rear legs; side stretcher on left; and a retractable writing surface on the right above a deep cabinet. Drawer is flanked by two protruding carved volutes, cabinet front is flanked by two protruding carved elements with palmettes and volutes. A folding book support on the right top of the desk is shown raised with an open book on its surface. TItle is handwritten on drawing. Embossed on lower left corner is "Irving and Casson / A. H. Davenport Co. / Boston - New York."

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
bookrests
design drawings
perspective views

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (12 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

CC011.001.001.002.002.008

Record Details

Originator

Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings
perspective views

Description Level

Item