"Satinwood Tea Table"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306142

Description

Design drawing titled "Satinwood Tea Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular tea table has canted corners; removable top of brass and glass with side handles to act as a tray; railing on tray with repeating circular motifs; apron with inlaid stringing; four tapered square legs with inlaid stringing terminating in scrolled feet; box stretchers; and either inlaid or applied brass ornaments including corner rosettes on apron, bellflowers on legs, and other motifs on stretchers. Title, design notes, "#13602" and "With lines of green wood inlay and ornaments of brass"are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
tea tables (tables)
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.004.021.001

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