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Untitled design drawing 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 carved molded edge; shallow plain apron; two supporting end panels; stretcher; and a book stand on one end of table. Elaborately carved end supports have two very large scrolls terminating in dolphin heads flanking a rectangular panelwith carved borders and central medallion with coat of arms. Book stand has elaborately carved base scrolled base with foliage and intertwined NY. "New York Public Library" and "12556" are handwritten on drawing.
tables (support furniture)
1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Date based on opening date of main building of New York Public Library (1911-05-23).
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)