"Desk of Mahogany & Inlay"

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk of Mahogany & Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Chippendale-style desk has slanted fall-front which opens to reveal four open pigeonholes and eight drawers; two lopers with round pulls; three drawers each with key escutcheon and two bail handles with bat-wring plates; molded lower rim of case with carved drop ornament on skirt; and four ogee brackets with foliate carved knees terminating in ball-and-claw feet. Title, design notes, "Made for J. J. Albright Job 31324" and "11279" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
fall-front desks
slant-front desks
Chippendale
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/16 x 7 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.001.002

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item