"Writing Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical style writing table has rectangular top; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a wide shallow center drawer; four tapered square legs with cuffed feet; and inlaid or painted decoration including kylix, garland and swags on center drawer front; stringing on drawer front, side panels and legs; and bellflowers on legs. Title, design notes, "C. B. Alexander 48469" and "3344" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.031.003

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