"Writing Table of Mahogany and Inlay"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany and Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular writing table has top with molded edge; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a wide shallow center panel; inlaid bellflowers on front stiles; and four tapered square legs with cuffed feet. Recessed compartment at rear of top has seven pigeonholes, two cupboards, and two bins with sloping lids.Title, "Aug 21 - 1905," "1784 / 47360" and "Charles Nagel / Like 43929?" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
writing desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/8 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.033.002

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