"Decorated Adam Table"


Design drawing with two views titled "Decorated Adam Table" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Front and top views are shown. Round Classical Revival-style table has overhanging top with molded edge; straight apron; and tapered square legs terminating in cuffs and square feet. Top of table has eight burl veneer triangular panels forming a large circle and three veneer bands around perimeter. Remainder of table surfaces are covered with a variety of painted motifs including anthemions, cartouches, rosettes, garlands and bellflowers. Title, scale and "16521" are handwritten in pencil.

Reverse side of drawing has two barely visible pencil sketches. The lower sketch appears to be a tester bed; the top may depict part of a sofa or chair.


Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
Adam Style
renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (14 7/8 x 11 1/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Designer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Designer)

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings

Description Level