"Mahogany Dining Table"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-305787

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Dining Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Side view is shown; plan of top is also shown. Round dining table has overhanging top; straight apron with molded rim; tapered columnar pedestal with stepped molding at bottom; cruciform base with concave sides; and large scrolled feet. Table extends to an oval with the addition of center leaves. Drawing also shows a side view of a tapered round leg with ring turnings, brass cuff and a caster; a pair of these legs are hinged at each end to be concealed behind apron when table is not extended to its maximum length. Title, design notes, "7752" and "For Miss. Howes 48729" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
dining tables
pedestal tables
extension dining tables
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.005.005.005

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item