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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.
tables (support furniture)
library tables (writing tables)
1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/8 x 14 1/4 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)