"Writing Desk of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Desk of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Queen Anne-style desk has slant-front case with shallow gallery on top; one shallow drawer below with two bail handles and carved or inlaid central shell ornament; two lopers; and four cabriole legs with pad feet. Title, design notes, "Made for C. A. Brinley / Job 19054" and "11283" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
fall-front desks
slant-front desks
Queen Anne Style
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 5/8 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.001.003

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