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"Antique Work Table of mahogany & inlay"

CC010.001.004.018.003 (RS239667)

Description

Design drawing titled "Antique Work Table of mahogany and inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; details of top, base, and interior are also provided. Neoclassical-style work table has hinged rectangular overhanging top with inlaid border, quarter fans and central patera; apron with inlaid borders, one drawer with two round pulls, and one slide with a round pull holding a silk-covered work basket; two flattened lyre-shaped legs with inlay trim and pierced openings; rectangular base with inlaid border and central patera; and short block feet. Inside of hinged top has an inlaid border surrounding a mirror. Interior of case has nurmerous cubbyholes and storage compartments. Title, design notes and "Mrs. J. M. Lasell" are handwritten on drawing. Title is partially cut off.

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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 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4 x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306134
Reference Code
CC010.001.004.018.003

Record details

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

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