"Library Table of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1902, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306851

Description

Design drawing titled "Library Table of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular table has overhanging top with molded edge; apron with two shallow drawers and curved brackets at ends; lower shelf with molded edges; and supporting panel at each end. Each shaped supporting panel has two very large scrolls carved with foliage and paw feet; central cartouche with "19" and "02" carved on either side; and carved trestle-style base with bracket feet. Title, design notes, "#4" and "309" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.003.014.002

Date Notes

Date based on date shown on supporting panel in drawing.

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