Rolltop Desk

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rolltop desk has rolltop lid concealing interior compartment with writing surface and twelve pigeonholes arranged in two tiers of six shallow openings; overhanging top with molded edge; two banks of drawers with bin pulls, four on left and three on right; retractable writing surface above drawers on each side; and base with molded top edge. Two drawers are shown open; one shallow drawer has vertical dividers while one deep drawer has file dividers. "3145" is handwritten twice on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
rolltop desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 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

CC010.001.010.012.003

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