"Extension Table of Circassian Walnut"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-305836

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Description

Design drawing titled "Extension Table of Circassian Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Side and end views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Renaissance Revival-style table has rectangular overhanging top with carved gadrooning and foliate motifs on apron below; seven fluted columns with carved capitals on each side, connected by arches; columns resting on stretcher with carved foliate motifs; two end boards with large fluted column flanked on each side by carved winged female torso with fruit, foliage, and scrolls; and end board resting on carved base with scrolled feet. Title, design notes, "For George Crocker Esq." and "#7626" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
dining tables
extension dining tables
Renaissance Revival
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.005.022.001

Places

Groton (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item