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Design drawing titled "Writing Desk" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side view are shown. Neoclassical-style rectagular cylinder desk has flat top; frieze with inlaid or carved garlands and bellflowers; upper case with pigeonholes and other compartments; cylinder lid; sliding writing surface that extends as lid is opened; apron with inlaid or carved foliate motifs; and four tapered round legs with carved foliate motifs at top and above tapered feet. Title, design notes, "? Mrs. Norcross," "11907," and "Stock 12562" are handwritten on drawing.
cylinder desks and bookcases
1 design drawing in pencil (5 x 7 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)