"Antique Desk of Mahog."

Description

Design drawing titled "Antique Desk of Mahog." rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style desk has hinged slant-front which opens to reveal an interior writing surface, drawers and pigeonholes; two lopers with round pulls; two drawers, one of which is designed to look like two drawers; key escutcheons and bail handles with bat-wing plates on all drawers; molded lower edge; ogee bracket rear feet; and ogee brackets with ball-and-claw feet in front. Title, design notes, "For F. B. Knowls, "Det 4740" and "Interior Det. / May 12 - 1903" 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 (7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.003.002

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