Rolltop Desk

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Narrow rolltop desk has shallow wood gallery on top; half-serpentine rolltop lid concealing interior compartment with writing surface; apron with carved front corner blocks; supporting panels on three sides resting on molded base; and side panels with curved front edge and carved fluted scroll support extending from apron to base. "Prudential Ins. Co. / N.Y.O 14586" and "2246 / 44492" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
rolltop desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 3/4 x 4 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.012.002

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