"Card Table #66"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306130

Description

Design drawing titled "Card Table #66" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective views of two card tables are shown. Both tables have the same design with one exception: one table has a demilune shape and opens to a full circle; the second table is rectangular with ovolo corners and opens to a square. Each Neoclassical-style card table has overhanging top with molded edge; straight apron with rectangular blocks with inlaid patarae above legs and inlaid kylix in center rectangular plaque; and four reeded tapered round legs with cuffs and cylindrical feet. Title, dimensions, "As for Stock" (demilune table), and "Special Order" (rectangular table) are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
card tables
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 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

CC010.001.004.017.001

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