Writing Desk

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Tall Empire-style writing desk has rectangular top with rounded corners; molded apron; and Ionic column pedestal support. On top of desk is storage compartment for paper and other supplies flanked by carved scroll brackets and topped by a calendar showing the date "Jan 1 1907" within a carved foliate wreath cartouche. "11446" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing desks
Empire (style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.028.001

Date Notes

Date based on calendar shown in drawing.

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