"Serving Table of Mhg."

Description

Design drawing titled "Serving Table of Mhg." rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical Hepplewhite-style serpentine server has splashboard with branch veneer, center rectangular panel and concave corners; overhanging top; two shallow drawers with round pulls; lower serpentine shelf; and four tapered square legs terminating in spade feet. Inlaid trim includes oval patera on splashboard panel, quarter-fans on drawer fronts and sides, bellflowers on front legs; and stringing. Title, "John L. Paige 48634" and design notes are handwritten in pencil; also handwritten in red is "11322."

Details

Descriptive Terms

servers (sideboards)
tables (support furniture)
Neoclassical
Hepplewhite
Federal
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.022.004

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