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"Extension Table of Circassian Walnut"

CC010.001.005.022.001 (RS234572)

Description

Design drawing titled "Extension Table of Circassian Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Side and end views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Renaissance Revival-style table has rectangular overhanging top with carved gadrooning and foliate motifs on apron below; seven fluted columns with carved capitals on each side, connected by arches; columns resting on stretcher with carved foliate motifs; two end boards with large fluted column flanked on each side by carved winged female torso with fruit, foliage, and scrolls; and end board resting on carved base with scrolled feet. Title, design notes, "For George Crocker Esq." and "#7626" are handwritten on drawing.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305836
Reference Code
CC010.001.005.022.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Renaissance Revival
dining tables
extension dining tables
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
Places
Groton (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Groton School

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