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Watercolor -- "Mahogany Console Table and Gold Mirror"

CC011.010.007 (RS242200)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Console Table and Gold Mirror" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown; side view is also provided. Neoclassical-style rectangular console table has overhanging marble top; straight apron with carved beaded molding on bottom edge; straight rear legs; front legs with large acanthus-carved scrolls at top and foliate carving at base; bracket feet with foliate carving; plain side stretchers; and front stretcher with molded edges. Rectangular mirror is attached to table top at its base and has gilded frame with broken scroll pediment at top; carved and beaded exterior and interior moldings; carved fruit basket at center top flanked by scrolling foliate garlands which extend down sides; and foliate scroll feet. Title is handwritten on drawing. Embossed in 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 (10 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 16 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314700
Reference Code
CC011.010.007

Record details

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

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