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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.003.002 (RS239571)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center drawer; round tapered fluted legs with cuffs and turned ovoid feet. Carved ornamentation on table includes molding on drawer fronts; rope molding on drawer stiles; and flattened bun at tops of legs. Rectangular mirror frame has arched crest with concave corners and beaded interior edge. Mirror is supported by two round fluted columns with pineapple finials, carved rosettes and acanthus leaves. Title and dimensions 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 pencil (9 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305510
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.003.002

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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