"Writing Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style writing table has rectangular case with ovolo front corners; conforming top with molded edge; one wide shallow drawer; four tapered fluted round legs with cuffs and tapered feet; and carved crosshatch pattern on front corners. Recessed compartment at rear of top has four shallow drawers and seven pigeonholes. Title, design notes, "3400" and "E. D. Adams 46928" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
writing desks
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.032.006

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