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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.002.003 (RS239478)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table for Mrs. Moore" rendered in ink 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 and ovolo front corners; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two small drawers with ring handles flanking center fluted frieze; tapered round legs with carved acanthus leaves at top, fluting and cuffs above tapered cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment with carved bowknot and garland at top; molded edge; carved rosettes at corners; and gilding or gold paint. Title, design notes and "for Mrs. Moore" 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 ink (11 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
11 1/2x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305502
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.002.003

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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