"Wood Rack of Oak in Billiard Room"

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

racks (supporting devices)
billiards
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil on trace (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.015.008.001

Date Notes

Date range reflects dates of construction of George Eastman house.\n

Places

Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Eastman, George, 1854-1932

Description Level

Item