"Roll Top Desk of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Roll Top Desk of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Desk has rolltop lid concealing interior writing surface; overhanging top; two banks of four drawers with bin pulls; retractable shelf above each top drawers; shallow center drawer with serpentine lower edge; and base with molded top edge. Title, design notes, "11957" and "Assistant Cashier / Bank of Buffalo" are handwritten on drawing. A list of customers and numbers is also handwritten on drawing: "Bank of Buffalo 27985 / Royal Bal[illegible] 31258 / New Bed. Savings 31525 / E. I. Adams 44830."

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
rolltop desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.013.001

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