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Drawing - Design for one half of a rococo pier-table
  • Design for one half of a rococo pier-table
    Chippendale, Thomas Sr, born 1718 - died 1779
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Design for one half of a rococo pier-table

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (designed)

  • Date:

    ca.1750 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chippendale, Thomas Sr, born 1718 - died 1779 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.733-1906

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case W, shelf 9, box B

Physical description

A pencil design for half of a rococo pier-table. The table is composed from rocaille and curving, natural forms. In a central position underneath the table top is a large acanthus leaf.

Place of Origin

London (designed)

Date

ca.1750 (designed)

Artist/maker

Chippendale, Thomas Sr, born 1718 - died 1779 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on paper

Dimensions

Height: 13.8 cm approx., Width: 18.4 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Design for one half of a rococo pier-table attributed to Thomas Chippendale, pencil on paper, ca.1750

Materials

Paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Subject; Rocaille; Pier-table; Acanthus

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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