"Writing Table of Cherry Painted Grey & White"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Cherry Painted Grey & White" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular writing table has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow backboard wtih concave ends; two drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center drawer; painted belflowers on stiles; and four tapered fluted square legs with cuffs and spade feet. Title, design notes, "3516" and "Mrs. Eleanor Martin 47243" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.030.004

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