Watercolor -- "Dining Table of Mahogany"

Description

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."

Details

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

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2013

Reference Code

CC011.010.004

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Description Level

Item