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"Toilet Table of Mahogany"

CC011.001.001.005.002.002 (RS209101)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and watercolor. Perspective view is shown of Rococo-style toilet table and mirror above. Gilded rectangular mirror frame has a carved and deeply curved top and carved scroll motifs at the bottom corners. Dressing table has a rectangular overhanging top; low backsplash with concave corners which supports the mirror; two shallow drawers on each side with metal bail handles; carved undulating skirt with carved central shell; cabriole legs with ornately carved knees; and scroll feet. Title and dimensions are hand printed in pencil. Stamped at the lower left corner is "Return to A. H. Davenport Co., / 96 Washington St., Boston, Mass." Drawing has been affixed to cardboard.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 watercolor rendering (16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
16 1/2x 12 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303866
Reference Code
CC011.001.001.005.002.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
dressing tables
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
renderings (drawings)

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