"Writing Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Writing table has D-shaped case with conforming top; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center apron; and four tapered square legs with brass block feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has brass fretwork gallery, four shallow drawers, one small cupboard, and two bins with sloping lids. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
writing desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.029.005

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