Writing Table

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and end views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular writing table has canted corners and recessed center section on front and back; overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on each side of wide shallow center drawer; two shaped end support panels resting on bases with large paw feet. Extensive carving throughout piece includes garland on center drawer front; strapwork on stiles; scrolls, shells, and foliate motifs on side supports; and gadrooning on side bases. "Geo. Eastman" and "4001" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.027.001

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