"Writing Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Writing table has rectangular overhanging top with molded edge; apron with molded lower edge and carved bellflowers at corners; two shallow drawers with bail handles in front apron separated by shallower center drawer; four cabriole legs with acanthus carved knees and brackets; and scroll toe feet. Title, design notes, "4544" and "J. R. Andrews 48332" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.022.003

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