"Secretary of Mahogany and Inlay"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-305907

Description

Design drawing titled "Secretary of Mahogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Secretary has one rectangular fall-front case supported by sides of case which extend to floor and four tall stationary legs with ring and cup turnings; overhanging top with molded edge; hinged fall-front with two swinging turned legs; interior compartment with four small drawers and seven pigeonholes; branch veneer panels and inlaid stringing on side panels and interior compartment. Title, design notes and "#3532" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
fall-front desks
secretaries (furniture)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 11 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.006.001

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