"Writing Table of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306002

Description

Design drawing titled "Writing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Writing table has rectangular top with rounded corners; two drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow central drawer; and four cabriole legs terminating in ball-and-claw feet. Title, design notes, "Detail #12647" and "for J. S. Maxey" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 5/8 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.034.002

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