"Mahogany and Inlay Writing Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany & Inlay Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. D-shaped writing table has top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on either side of a shallow center apron; and four tapered square legs with cuffed feet. Recessed compartment on three sides of top has drawers, pigeonholes, two bins with sloping lids, and brass rail along top rear edge. Title, design notes, "256" and "C. F. Adams 48305 / Stock 48211" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
writing desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.032.004

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