"Chippendale Desk Pattern"
Scans courtesy of Jack
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Here is an example of a 1914 magazine advertisement for
the Doten-Dunton Desk Company, 25-J Arch Street, Boston, Mass. The
title of the advertisement is, "Doten-Dunton: Artistic
Furniture for Banks & Offices".
The copy for the ad reads,
"Furniture that gives prestige. Corporations and Banking
offices, fitted with substantial, artistic furniture impress the visitor
as having financial solidity and capable business management.
have, for many years, made a specialty of designing and making fine
office furniture that combines beauty with dignity and enduring
qualities, aiming in character and effect to harmonize with ant
requirements and give distinction and prestige. We also make
COMPLETE STANDARDIZED OUTFITS in various styles for large or small
Offered on ebaY in October
|Another 1914 advertisement shows a conference
table that will seat at least 12 people . The company address
was listed here as 25-M Arch Street in Boston. The advertisement
measures approximately 5-1/2 inches by 8 inches.
Leather Sample Book
This old book is all
leather. The front is leather and stamped,
"Doten-Dunton Desk Co.". The Pages are made up
of 16 individual pieces of leather, each stamped with a number,
and country of origin. The leather pages are approximately
8-1/4 inches by 5-1/2 inches.
Sample Book Cover
Sample Book - Inside
Offered on ebaY
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