Watercolor -- Desk


Untitled design drawing rendered in watercolor. Perspective view of a desk is shown. Desk has unique design with an upper recessed cabinet section. Upper case has overhanging top with molded edge; cornice with dentil molding; rectangular cabinet with paneled front; and six fluted Ionic-style column supports, one at each corner of top and two flanking cabinet front. Lower section has rectangular desk top; two shallow drawers with bail handles arranged in one tier; two tapered fluted front legs with ring and large ball turnings at top; brass feet and casters; and short railings with spindles attaching lower legs to rear;. Desk is supported in rear by rectangular case with four drawers with bail handles opening on right side.


Descriptive Terms

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (13 1/8 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Record Details


Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Possibly Irving & Casson
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Description Level