Pencil Drawing -- "Parlor Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Parlor Table" rendered in pencil. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular table has overhanging top with serpentine molded edges on all sides; deep apron with inlaid patarae; six slender legs with ring, ball and cylinder turnings; flattened disk feet; lower shelf with serpentine edges on all sides; and five turned spindles at each end of shelf that form arches at top and attach to apron. Table top and apron may be of a figured wood or have painted designs. Handwritten on drawing is title and "For Mrs. Henry Keyes/ for S. Hayworth [?] / 1883." Mrs. Henry Keyes refers to Emma Frances (Pierce) Keyes, widow of investor Henry Keyes; her Boston, MA home at 88 Commonwealth Avenue was built in 1881 and was designed by Peabody and Stearns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
parlor tables
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/2 x 9 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

1995-10-24

Reference Code

CC011.002.003

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item

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