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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Design for a Console Table", ca. 1820

type: Drawing

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A design for a console table showing front and left side elevations. The marble table top is supported by two legs in front designed to resemble lion chimaeras, with elaborately designed ornamental wings that curve back toward the rear supports. The frame is decorated with rosettes and palmettes. Below is the scale: Palmi Romani. Verso: in graphite, sketch of the plan of a sparsely furnished room.



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