"Mahogany Library Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Library Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Library table has overhanging rectangular top; identical front and back, each with retractable writing shelf, one drawer, and lower shelf on each side of kneehole opening; shallow drawer with two round pulls and retractable shelf below on each side; and eight square legs with carved fluting and foliage motif at bottom. Title, design notes, "J. F. Byers 49658" and "243" are handwritten on drawing. Noted name refers to J. Frederic Byers of Sewickley, PA.

Details

Descriptive Terms

library tables (writing tables)
writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.017.002

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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