"Chippendale Writing Table of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-305948

Description

Design drawing titled "Chippendale Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Writing table has overhanging top with molded edge; apron with molded lower edge and carved or inlaid geometric motifs, three drawers in apron on one side and retractable slides at each end; tapered square legs with carved or inlaid ornamentation; and block feet. Title, "7992" and "G. C. King 49369" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.023.001

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