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"Sideboard of Mahogany in State Dining Room"

CC010.001.002.012.001 (RS244850)

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany in State Dining Room" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Neoclassical-style D-shaped sideboard or console table with slightly protruding center section; overhanging top with molding below; two panels on frieze with carved rosettes; carved acanthus leaves above legs; tapered reeded legs with cuffs; and ball feet. Gilded railing at back of top has repeating scrolls topped with palmettes and bellflowers. Two large supports are under table in the form of eagles with outstretched wings.Title is handprinted in pencil. Table was designed for use in the State Dining Room as part of the 1902 White House restoration.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1902, undated
Date Notes
Table was designed for the 1902 White House renovation.
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
294416
Reference Code
CC010.001.002.012.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Federal
Neoclassical
console tables
eagle console tables
sideboards (furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Places
Washington (DC)
Places (Buildings)
White House
Related Items
Console table for State Dining Room

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