"Writing Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Kidney-shaped writing table has conforming top; one shallow drawer; four tapered round legs with carved ovoid ornament at top and cuffs; and tapered feet. Rectangular compartment at rear of top has nine pigeonholes; shallow gallery railing extends from each edge of compartment around side of table. Title, design notes, "519" and "Charles M. Baker 47130" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
writing desks
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 3 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.031.001

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