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"Old Mahogany Card Table"

CC010.001.004.016.001 (RS239728)

Description

Design drawing titled "Old Mahogany Card Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top and detail of top edge and apron are also provided. Neoclassical-style demi-lune card table has overhanging top which opens to full circle; inlaid banding on both top edges; cloth surface with mahogany perimeter on open top; straight apron with rectangular blocks with inlaid stringingabove legs; one swing and four stationary tapered square legs with cuffs; and inlaid bellflowers and stringing on legs. Title, design notes, and "Measured 18th Nov. 1911" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1911-11-18
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/8x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306129
Reference Code
CC010.001.004.016.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
card tables
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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