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Large Rectangular Table

CC010.001.003.022.001 (RS231609)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; top plan of table is also provided. Long rectangular table has overhanging top with carved molded edge; shallow plain apron; two supporting end panels; stretcher; and a book stand on one end of table. Elaborately carved end supports have two very large scrolls terminating in dolphin heads flanking a rectangular panelwith carved borders and central medallion with coat of arms. Book stand has elaborately carved base scrolled base with foliage and intertwined NY. "New York Public Library" and "12556" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1910-1914, undated
Date Notes
Date based on opening date of main building of New York Public Library (1911-05-23).
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306883
Reference Code
CC010.001.003.022.001

Record details

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

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