"Sanitary Roll Top Desk"

Description

Design drawing titled "Sanitary Roll Top Desk of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Desk has rolltop lid concealing interior compartment with writing surface, three open cubbyholes and fourteen small drawers; overhanging top with molded edge; three drawers on left side; two drawers on right side; one shallow center drawer; bin pulls on side drawers; retractable shelf above drawers on each side; and six tapered legs with brass cuffs. Sketches of three types of interior drawers are also shown. Title, design notes and "Detail No. 12551" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
rolltop desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and colored pencil (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 nches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.013.002

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

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