"Desk of Mahogany & Gold"

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk of Mahogany & Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Fall-front desk has upper section with straight fluted crest and concave sides atop an open area flanked by two recessed drawers on each side; shallow fall-front supported by two lopers; one shallow drawer below curved shaped apron; and cabriole legs terminating in scrolled toe feet. Title, design notes, "Made for Mrs. Wells," "11302" and "N. Y. Order 21381/ Order 13185" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
fall-front desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/2 x 4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.001.004

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