"Antique Work Table of mahogany & inlay"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306134

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Description

Design drawing titled "Antique Work Table of mahogany and inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; details of top, base, and interior are also provided. Neoclassical-style work table has hinged rectangular overhanging top with inlaid border, quarter fans and central patera; apron with inlaid borders, one drawer with two round pulls, and one slide with a round pull holding a silk-covered work basket; two flattened lyre-shaped legs with inlay trim and pierced openings; rectangular base with inlaid border and central patera; and short block feet. Inside of hinged top has an inlaid border surrounding a mirror. Interior of case has nurmerous cubbyholes and storage compartments. Title, design notes and "Mrs. J. M. Lasell" are handwritten on drawing. Title is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.004.018.003

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