"Library Table of English Oak"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-305934

Description

Design drawing titled "Library Table of English Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Library table has overhanging top with molded edge; eight square carved stiles followed by turned and carved spheres, square carved blocks, and bun feet; two drawers with bail handles on each side; shallow center apron with curved lower edge and carved center ornament; and lower shelf on each side. Title, design notes, "Stock 48835" and "1418" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

library tables (writing tables)
writing tables
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.018.001

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

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