Large Rectangular Table

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1910-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-306883

Description

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.

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

CC010.001.003.022.001

Date Notes

Date based on opening date of main building of New York Public Library (1911-05-23).

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