"Writing Table of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Writing table has rectangular top with rounded corners and molded edge; tall curved backboard with vertical compartment at each end for holding papers; one wide shallow drawer; trestle-style base with two vasiform turned legs resting on horizontal bases with paw feet; one stretcher; and painted motifs on drawer front, backboard and stretcher. Title, design notes, "J. R. Andrews 48532" and "7677" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
trestle tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.029.001

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