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"Wood Rack of Oak in Billiard Room"

CC010.001.015.008.001 (RS233620)

Description

Design drawing titled "Wood Rack of Oak in Billiard Room" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rack has tall arched backboard; side panels with curved tops which extend two-thirds of backboard height; and a low rectangular base which extends outward. Base has a protruding shelf at top front which is supported by a scroll bracket. Top portion of backboard is angled backward. Base has a open top to allow for storage of pool cues. Rack has carved ornamentation including: scroll at top of arch; carved acanthus leaves along top and front edges of side panels; quatrefoils and foliage on side panels; and diamonds on front of base. Title, dimensions and "Geo. Eastman" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1902-1910, undated
Date Notes
Date range reflects dates of construction of George Eastman house.\n
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil on trace (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303133
Reference Code
CC010.001.015.008.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Eastman, George, 1854-1932
Descriptive Terms
billiards
racks (supporting devices)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches
Places
Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)
Places (Buildings)
George Eastman House (Rochester, NY)

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