A. H. Davenport & Co. – American Designers & Furniture Makers

A mahogany center table with paneled pedestal, the incurvate plinth resting on ball feet, branded for A.H. Davenport and Company, America, late 19th century

p4A ItemID E8870170
A Late Victorian davenport desk, walnut with leather slant lid, four drawers to each side, America, 19th century

p4A ItemID E8868837
An Anglo-Indian slant-lid Davenport desk, Persia, 19th century

p4A ItemID F7991976
Regency rosewood davenport desk, 19th century

p4A ItemID F7985487

The A. H. Davenport & Co. (1875-1910)

The A.H. Davenport & Co. had its primary business in Boston, but also maintained a branch office in New York City. Davenport was closely associated with many of the leading architectural design firms of the day, including H. H. Richardson and McKim, Mead & White, and was one of the few American firms able to supply the quantity of luxury furniture and interior decorations needed for the sumptuous public and commercial buildings of the late 19th century.


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