Nesting Tables #78, Table #3481, Book Rack #296 and Table #10850

Collection Type

  • Photography


1913-1914, undated



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Black-and-white photograph of a set of four nesting tables, two small tables and a book rack. Each of four nesting tables has rectangular top with rounded corners and molded edge; and two square legs on each side attached to a low C-shaped base. One small table has octagonal top; skirt with curly maple veneer; four tapered square legs with foliate carving at top; painted or inlaid bellflowers and stringing on legs; block feet; and pierced quatrefoil-shaped stretcher. Book rack has two tiers; sides with shaped tops; rectangular flaring legs; and painted garlands, swags, and fruit baskets. Rectangular small table has overhanging top, two shelves below, square legs with tapered square feet; and brass caps. Small radio case is atop table on a revolving platform. Handwritten notes on page include wood types; dimensions, and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 78, 3481, 296, and 10850. Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. model numbers 3327 and 3951 correspond to detail numbers 78 and 296, respectively.


Descriptive Terms

nesting tables
tables (support furniture)
black-and-white photographs

Physical Description

1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

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Record Details


Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white photographs

Description Level


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