Writing Desk

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Writing desk has rectangular top with molded edge; two drawers with round pulls flanking a shallow center apron; and four molded square legs with cuffs and spade feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has short gallery with rounded rear corners, five small drawers, and two bins with sloping lids. Design notes, "11476" and "Made for N. B. Ream / 23 Jan. - 1907" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
writing desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.029.003

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