Watercolor -- "Pedestal of Oak"

Description

Design drawing titled "Pedestal of Oak" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view and plan of top are shown. Classical Revival-style square pedestal has overhanging top with carved rim; cornice with carved scrolls and foliage; fluted dado with canted corners and carved bellflowers within flutes at top; stepped base with canted corners; carved scroll feet; and gilding or gold paint on carved elements. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing. Pedestal is shown with potted dwarf flowering tree on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pedestals
Classical Revival (European revival style)
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (14 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2013

Reference Code

CC011.010.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Description Level

Item