Writing Table

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown; top plan showing placement of legs is also provided. Rectangular library or writing table has overhanging top with molded edge; eight square carved stiles followed by large tapered round columnar legs, rectangular blocks with carved quatrefoils, and bun feet; one drawer with bail handle on each side of shallow center drawer; foliate and bellflower ornament on center drawer front; curved corner brackets beside center drawer; and lower shelf on each side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

library tables (writing tables)
writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.021.002

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