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"Dressing Table White & Gold"

CC010.001.013.001.002 (RS239631)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table White & Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Classical Revival-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular overhanging top with molded edge; shallow apron with carved ornamentation at corners and center; four square columnar legs; solid rectangular base with stepped molded rim and elliptical cut-out on front edge. Large rectangular mirror is mounted directly above table and has frame with carved Neoclassical-style motifs such as rosettes and bellfowers. Title, design notes and "11383" are handwritten on drawing. The notation "Made for Stanford White Job 26721" is also handwritten; however, the name Stanford White has been struck through and "fr. Col. Payne" is written in a different hand.

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 (10 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 1/8x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305494
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.001.002

Record details

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

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