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Watercolor -- "Dining Table of Mahogany"

CC011.010.004 (RS242202)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Table of Mahogany" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Empire-style dining table has round top; straight apron with molded lower edge; square pedestal with canted corners, shaped concave sides, and molded top and bottom; cruciform-shaped base with molded edges; and four large paw feet. Table can extend into oval shape with addition of an extra top leaf. Title and dimensions are handwritten on drawing. Embossed on lower left corner is "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

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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 (15 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
15 1/4x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314696
Reference Code
CC011.010.004

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Descriptive Terms
Empire (style)
dining tables
extension dining tables
pedestal tables
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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