"Library Table "C""

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306862

Description

Design drawing titled "Library Table "C"" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular table has overhanging top with molded and carved edge; piece attached to middle of underside with serpentine-shaped lower edge, center notch, and scrolled cutouts; and supporting panel at each end. Each shaped panel has two large foliate carved scrolls atop a shaped plinth and rests on a rectangular base with large paw feet. Title, design notes, "189" and "Mr. Frederick P. Fish" 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 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.003.016.001

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

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