"Large Table of Am: Oak"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1905-07-26

GUSN

GUSN-306881

Description

Design drawing titled "Large Table of Am:.Oak" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan showing placement of pedestals and drawers is also provided. Renaissance Revival-style long rectangular table has overhanging top with rounded corners and carved molded edge; apron with carved lower molding and carved quatrefoils in corner blocks; two shallow drawers in apron on each side and one large shallow drawer in apron on each end; two supporting end panels and four central pedestals all resting on H-shaped base; and arched supports joining end panels and each pedestal. End supports each have two Ionic-style columns flanking a central panel with carved medallion and garlands on carved base with animal heads as feet. Central pedestals have tapered square form with carved ornamentation including quatrefoils and foliage. Title, design notes, "For E. S. Draper / July 26, 05" and "3457" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 16 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.003.020.001

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