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Watercolor -- "Console Table and Gold Mirror"

CC011.010.005 (RS242199)

Description

Design drawing titled "Console Table and Gold Mirror" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown; side view of table is also provided. Neoclassical-style rectangular console table has overhanging marble top; straight apron with carved beaded molding on bottom edge, rosettes at corners, basket of fruit at center; straight rear legs; front fluted legs with acanthus-carved Flemish scroll at top; large paw feet below blocks with carved rosettes; plain side stretchers; and front stretcher with molded edges. Tall rectangular pier mirror has frame with center arch on top; beaded moldings on exterior and interior edges; and large carved basket of fruit flanked by scrolls and fruit-filled cornucopia atop frame. Mirror and carved elements on table are gilded. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

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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 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
14 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314697
Reference Code
CC011.010.005

Record details

Originator
Attributed to A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
console tables
mirrors
pier glasses (wall mirrors)
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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