Desk

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rectangular pedestal desk has overhanging top with carved molded edge; deep frieze with molded bottom edge; two pedestals, each with three drawers with bail handles, that rest on bases with molded top edges; outer side of each pedestal with one shallow drawer with bail handles opening in the frieze, rectangular molded panel, and two large projecting scrolls carved with foliate motifs. "Wm. Whitman" and "1464" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
pedestal desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.010.002

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