"Secretary of Mhg."

Description

Design drawing titled "Secretary of Mhg." rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Secretary-bookcase has double arch pediment with three turned cup and cover finials; upper case with arched glass doors and wood muntins arranged in a grid pattern; two retractable candlestands with round pulls beneath upper case doors; lower case with hinged slant-front with inlaid veneer oval and key escutcheon concealing an inner writing surface; two lopers with round pulls; two drawers with veneer panel, key escutcheon, two drop pulls on each; and turned ovoid feet. Title and "Det. # 12144" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
secretary-bookcases (bookcases)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.005.003

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