"Dining Table of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1903-06-09

GUSN

GUSN-305799

Description

Design drawing titled "Dining Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Oval dining table has overhanging top with carved gadrooned molding on edge; straight apron; pedestal support formed of four reeded columns with stepped lower moldings on a large cruciform base; base with carved panels, diamonds and rosettes between four radiating horizontal legs; legs with large scrolled brackets carved with rosettes and foliate motifs; and flattened square feet. Title, design notes, "Mrs. F. B. Knowles" and "Det. June 9 - 1903 J. P. H." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 3/8 x 9 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.005.009.002

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