Watercolor -- "Dining Table of Mahogany"


Design drawing titled "Dining Table of Mahogany" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Empire-style dining table has round top; straight apron with molded lower edge; square pedestal with canted corners, shaped concave sides, and molded top and bottom; cruciform-shaped base with molded edges; and four large paw feet. Table can extend into oval shape with addition of an extra top leaf. Title and dimensions are handwritten on drawing. Embossed on lower left corner is "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."


Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
pedestal tables
dining tables
extension dining tables
Empire (style)
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (15 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details


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

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Description Level