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"Decorated Adam Table"

CC011.001.001.003.003.003 (RS209621)

Description

Design drawing with two views titled "Decorated Adam Table" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Front and top views are shown. Round Classical Revival-style table has overhanging top with molded edge; straight apron; and tapered square legs terminating in cuffs and square feet. Top of table has eight burl veneer triangular panels forming a large circle and three veneer bands around perimeter. Remainder of table surfaces are covered with a variety of painted motifs including anthemions, cartouches, rosettes, garlands and bellflowers. Title, scale and "16521" are handwritten in pencil.

Reverse side of drawing has two barely visible pencil sketches. The lower sketch appears to be a tester bed; the top may depict part of a sofa or chair.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1973, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (14 7/8 x 11 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
14 7/8x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303813
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.003.003.003

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
Adam Style
Neoclassical
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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