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"Painted Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.001.003 (RS239509)

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted 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 rectangular form with bowed front center section; overhanging top; two sets of one-over-one drawers flanking one central shallow drawer; painted wreath on central drawer; painted bellflowers on stiles; and fluted tapered round legs. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment and is supported by two elaborate scrolled brackets. Title, design notes, "11537" and "Made for Mrs. J. J. Astor N.Y. 7760 / Factory 28095" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are "drawn from RD detail" and "14th March 1907 RD."

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-03-14
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 1/4x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305495
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.001.003

Record details

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

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