"Writing Desk Painted"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Desk Painted" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown; partial plan of interior is also provided. Desk has brass gallery railing on top of case; hinged slant-front with key escutcheon concealing an inner writing surface and pigeonholes; two lopers with round pulls; two drawers with key escutcheon and two bail handles on each; and four tapered square legs with brass feet Title, design notes, "For Thos. Nelson Page" and "Det Oct 22 -1904 H. E. C." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.005.001

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