"Sideboard of Mahogany in State Dining Room"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1902, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294416

Description

Design drawing titled "Sideboard of Mahogany in State Dining Room" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Neoclassical-style D-shaped sideboard or console table with slightly protruding center section; overhanging top with molding below; two panels on frieze with carved rosettes; carved acanthus leaves above legs; tapered reeded legs with cuffs; and ball feet. Gilded railing at back of top has repeating scrolls topped with palmettes and bellflowers. Two large supports are under table in the form of eagles with outstretched wings.Title is handprinted in pencil. Table was designed for use in the State Dining Room as part of the 1902 White House restoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sideboards (furniture)
console tables
eagle console tables
Neoclassical
Federal
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.012.001

Date Notes

Table was designed for the 1902 White House renovation.

Places

Washington (DC)

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item

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