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1905

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2001

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Drawing, Design for a Five-Legged Dark Oak Dining Table, 1900–05

This is a Drawing. It was designed by A.N. Davenport Co.. It is dated 1900–05 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is graphite and red and yellow colored pencil on thin, cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by The Lake St. Louis Historical Society. It is credited Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society.

Its dimensions are

21.0 x 27.3 cm (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark across verso bottom : ORIENTAL LINEN

It is inscribed

In graphite, in lower right quarter of sheet: "Dark Oak-Dining Table $ 120.00"; in graphite, at upper left of design: "[illegible] Top Surface to/avoid marring from/hot dishes"; in graphite; at upper right of design: "5'.0" Diameter"; in graphite, at center right of sheet: "to extend to 12'.0""; in graphite, at lower right with an arrow pointing to the right leg: "Brass boots"; in graphite, at lower center of design, with an arrow pointing to the base: "central leg-"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Five-Legged Dark Oak Dining Table, 1900–05; Designed by A.N. Davenport Co. ; graphite and red and yellow colored pencil on thin, cream paper; 21.0 x 27.3 cm (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. ); Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society; 2000-69-123

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