"Console Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Console Table" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Console table has semicircular overhanging top of green marble; apron with carved geometric surface and molded lower edge; two curved legs with acanthus carved tops; lower shelf; and turned ovoid feet. Rectangular mirror has narrow frame with carved rosettes in corners; central oval cartouche on top surrounded by bow and interlaced ribbon and foliate garlands; and swags on lower edge. Title, design notes, "Made for F. R. Babcock Pittsburgh ," "Feb. 20, 1907 / R. H. / J. B. W." and "#11485" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
console tables
Neoclassical
mirrors
wall mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil and colored pencil (8 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.003.026.001

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