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Design drawing titled "Wood Rack of Oak in Billiard Room" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rack has tall arched backboard; side panels with curved tops which extend two-thirds of backboard height; and a low rectangular base which extends outward. Base has a protruding shelf at top front which is supported by a scroll bracket. Top portion of backboard is angled backward. Base has a open top to allow for storage of pool cues. Rack has carved ornamentation including: scroll at top of arch; carved acanthus leaves along top and front edges of side panels; quatrefoils and foliage on side panels; and diamonds on front of base. Title, dimensions and "Geo. Eastman" are handwritten on drawing.
racks (supporting devices)
1 design drawing in pencil on trace (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Date range reflects dates of construction of George Eastman house.
Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Eastman, George, 1854-1932