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Watercolor -- "Pedestal of Oak"

CC011.010.002 (RS242197)

Description

Design drawing titled "Pedestal of Oak" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view and plan of top are shown. Classical Revival-style square pedestal has overhanging top with carved rim; cornice with carved scrolls and foliage; fluted dado with canted corners and carved bellflowers within flutes at top; stepped base with canted corners; carved scroll feet; and gilding or gold paint on carved elements. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing. Pedestal is shown with potted dwarf flowering tree on top.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2013
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (14 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
14 1/4x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314692
Reference Code
CC011.010.002

Record details

Originator
Attributed to A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Descriptive Terms
Classical Revival (European revival style)
pedestals
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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