"Mahogany and Inlay Writing Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany and Inlay Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style writing desk has rectangular overhanging top with molded edge; apron with molded lower edge, two rows of inlay stringing and inlaid kylix and garland; columnar corners wth cross-hatch carved surface; and four tapered round legs with acanthus leaf carving at top and turned feet. On top of table is full-length recessed compartment of four drawers and eight pigeonholes of varying sizes with inlaid stringing. Title, "11241" and "C. C. Walker 49504" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
writing desks
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.022.004

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