"Writing Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style rectangular writing desk has top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center apron; and four tapered square legs with cuffed feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has drawers, pigeonholes and two bins with sloping lids. Title, design notes, "1784," "For Robert Bradley 39609" and "April 11 - 1907 / J. B. W." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
writing desks
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.030.001

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