"Old Mahogany Card Table"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1911-11-18

GUSN

GUSN-306129

Description

Design drawing titled "Old Mahogany Card Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top and detail of top edge and apron are also provided. Neoclassical-style demi-lune card table has overhanging top which opens to full circle; inlaid banding on both top edges; cloth surface with mahogany perimeter on open top; straight apron with rectangular blocks with inlaid stringingabove legs; one swing and four stationary tapered square legs with cuffs; and inlaid bellflowers and stringing on legs. Title, design notes, and "Measured 18th Nov. 1911" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
card tables
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/8 x 8 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.004.016.001

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