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A.H. Davenport & Company Mahogany Partners' Desk

Auction:
3265B
Lot:
109
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3265B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 20, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

A.H. Davenport & Company Mahogany Partners' Desk, Cambridge, Massachusetts, late 19th century, brass label "Irving & Casson AH Davenport Boston (Copley Sq) New York (Fifth Avenue)," ht. 29 3/4, wd. 66 1/2, dp. 50 in.

Note: This mahogany library table with Richardsonian carving on the legs was made around 1890. Historic New England owns the original design drawing by the company's designer Francis Bacon. The piece represents an iconic design of the A. H. Davenport Company which was one of the nation's leading producers of high-end furniture, with a clientele that included leading architects and wealthy industrialists.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Keywords

davenport & company, DAVENPORT Company, Francis Bacon, A. H. Davenport and Company, Davenport, Design, Furniture, Geography of Iowa, Irving and Casson, Cambridge

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