"Writing Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; top plan is also provided. Rectangular writing table has overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on each side of shallow center drawer; retractable slide on each side above drawers; eight square stiles followed by legs with ovoid and trumpet turnings, rectangular blocks and bun feet; and lower shelf on each side. On top of writing table is a full-length recessed compartment of pigeonholes and drawers, topped by a shallow shelf. TItle, design notes, "7680" and "Geo. Eastman 48535 / without top compartments" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.022.002

Date Notes

Date range around construction of George Eastman house.

Places

Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Eastman, George, 1854-1932

Description Level

Item