"Large Table of Oak"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306863

Description

Design drawing titled "Large Table of Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; however, drawing has been cut into two pieces between views. Rectangular table has overhanging top with molded and carved edge; supporting panel at each end, each with large foliate carved scrolls and a central cartouche framed by a foliate wreath; two trestle-style bases with bracket feet; shaped front stretcher with strapwork and rosette carving; a support bracket extending from table top to stretcher; and a shallow drawer on either side of the support bracket. Title, design notes and "For John Parkinson Esq." are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/8 x 14 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.003.016.002

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