"Writing Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular writing table has overhanging top; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow wide center drawer; branch veneer on all drawer fronts; fluted front stiles with carved bellfowers; and four tapered fluted round legs with carved ring turning at top and cuffed feet. Title, design notes, "Det. Dec 20 - 1905 - K" and "E. S. Webster" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.033.003

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