Slant-front Desk

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style desk has narrow brass gallery atop a case with hinged slant-front compartment concealing two drawers and thirteen cubbyholes; two lopers with round pulls; three drawers with bail handles; inlaid bellflowers on front stiles; four square tapered legs with inlaid stringing; and spade feet. Design notes and "Mrs. Sloanes Writing Table" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/8 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.002.001

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