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"Toilet Table of Teak and Gold"

CC010.001.013.003.001 (RS239545)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Teak and Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow backsplash with concave corners and molded top edge; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center panel; round tapered fluted legs with cuffs and cylindrical feet. Carved ornamentation on table includes egg-and-dart molding on drawer fronts and center panel; rosettes on corners; and rope molding on drawer stiles. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment with carved ornament at top and beaded interior edge. Mirror is supported by two round fluted columns with pineapple finials, carved rosettes and acanthus leaves. Title, design notes, "Mrs. C. B. Locke" and "Det. Jan. 11 - 1905 K" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1905-01-11
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/8x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305508
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.003.001

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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