"Writing Table of Mahogany & White Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-305952

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany & White Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Writing table has rectangular overhanging top with molded edge; shallow apron having two drawers with round pulls; two carved tapered octagonal columnar legs; trestle-style base with four low curved legs with carved scrolls at top and and casters; and white mahogany branch veneer on drawer fronts, legs and apron. On center of table top is a compartment for paper or other supples. Title, design notes, "3687" and "H. L. Pratt 50128 / C. C. Walker 4772 detail a little different" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/8 x 8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.024.003

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