Watercolor -- "Console Table and Gold Mirror"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314697

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Description

Design drawing titled "Console Table and Gold Mirror" rendered in watercolor and pencil. Front view is shown; side view of table is also provided. Neoclassical-style rectangular console table has overhanging marble top; straight apron with carved beaded molding on bottom edge, rosettes at corners, basket of fruit at center; straight rear legs; front fluted legs with acanthus-carved Flemish scroll at top; large paw feet below blocks with carved rosettes; plain side stretchers; and front stretcher with molded edges. Tall rectangular pier mirror has frame with center arch on top; beaded moldings on exterior and interior edges; and large carved basket of fruit flanked by scrolls and fruit-filled cornucopia atop frame. Mirror and carved elements on table are gilded. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
console tables
mirrors
pier glasses (wall mirrors)
Neoclassical
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

Physical Description

1 watercolor rendering (14 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2013

Reference Code

CC011.010.005

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