"Oak Library Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Oak Library Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; two additional plans show placement of stretchers, legs and drawers. Renaissance Revival-style library table has overhanging top with molded edge; apron with carved scrolling pattern; four large legs with ring and ovoid turnings; two shallow drawers in side apron; and two C-shaped stretchers between front and back legs connecting to a straight center stretcher. One leg displays elaborate carving while the other is shown plain. Title, design notes and "For Mrs. Hoppin" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

library tables (writing tables)
writing tables
Renaissance Revival
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 9 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.020.001

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