"Mahogany Writing Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular desk has pedestal desk form with top supported at each end by a pedestal of four drawers; overhanging top with molded edge; branch veneer fronts, inlay stringing, bail handles on drawers; and a retractable sliding writing surface above top drawer of each pedestal; one shallow center drawer; and rectangular base with molded top rim for each pedestal. Title, design notes, "E. D. Jordan 49452" and "7790" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
pedestal desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (3 7/8 x 4 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.008.002

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