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"Mahogany Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.001.001 (RS239592)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has notched serpentine curved front and canted front corners; overhanging top; two sets of one-over-one drawers with bail handles flanking a central shallow shaped apron; carved ornament on apron; and cabriole legs with scroll-toe feet. Rectangular mirror has carved frame with cyma curves; carved ornament at top; two supporting arms with carved acanthus leaves at top and base. Title, design notes, "11340" and "Made for Mr. Jacob Pfaff 30806" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 3/4 x 4 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 4 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305493
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.001.001

Record details

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

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