"Side Table of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-294763

Description

Design drawing titled "Side Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Classical Revival-style rectangular server has splashboard; top with molded edge; frieze with two drawers; freestanding scrolled legs with carved acanthus leaves and fluting which terminate in large paw feet in front; solid base with molded rim. Carved ornamentation includes tall scrolling foliage atop splashboard ends, foliate motifs on splashboard ends; rosettes on frieze ends. Branch veneer on splashboard and drawer fronts. Title, dimensions and design notes are handwritten in pencil; also handwritten in red is "13934."

Details

Descriptive Terms

servers (sideboards)
tables (support furniture)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.002.029.001

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