"Mahogany Writing Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular partners' desk has pedestal desk form with top supported at each end by a pedestal of drawers; overhanging top with molded edge; four drawers with bail handles on each side of each pedestal; one shallow center drawer on one side only; and rectangular base with molded top rim on each pedestal. Pedestals of drawers project slighlty from center area. Title, design notes, "For John H. Wrenn," "11447" and "Jan. 30 - 1907" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
pedestal desks
partners' desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.008.001

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