Davenport Desk

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Davenport desk has upper section with narrow gallery and slanted writing surface which is hinged to reveal a a shallow case below; tier of four drawers with bail handles opening of the left side that support rear seaction of case; and four spiral turned legs resting on rectangular blocks in front. "Prudential Ins. Co. / N.Y. O. 14880" and "2183/41235" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
davenports (desks)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.002.003

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