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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.002.002 (RS239582)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of toilet table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with serpentine front and canted corners; backsplash with concave corners carved with foliate motifs; overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers with two bail handles each and key escutcheons; shaped skirt with carved central foliate and scroll motif; cabriole legs with carved acanthus leaves at knees; and scroll toe feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gently arched crest; carved foliage at upper corners; and carved foliage and scrolls at lower corners.

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 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 1/2x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305501
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.002.002

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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