"Library Table"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306850

Description

Design drawing titled "Library Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular table has overhanging top with molded edge; apron with serpentine-shaped lower edge, center notch, and trefoil drops; and supporting panel at each end. Each shaped supporting panel has two large foliate carved scrolls and dolphin heads and rests on a trestle-style base with large paw feet. Title, design notes, "Detail 189" and "161 B" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
library tables (writing tables)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 10 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.003.014.001

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