"English Oak Table for Directors Rm"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1906-07-10

GUSN

GUSN-306880

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Description

Design drawing titled "English Oak Table for Directors Rm" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; top plan of table is also provided. Long rectangular table has overhanging top with molded edge; shallow plain apron; six legs with carved scrolled tops, acanthus leaves and large paw feet; shield with carved caduceus suspended from underside of table between each set of two legs and joined to top scrolls on legs by carved fruit and foliage garlands; and each pair of legs resting on rectangular base with molded top edge and shaped lower edge. Title, design notes, "B. & O. R. R. July 10, 1906" and "7847 / 48951" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.003.019.001

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