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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.003.004 (RS239563)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of a dressing table with attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has curved front; canted front corners; backsplash; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers with curved fronts and bail handles flanking a shallow center panel; curved apron with carved volutes; slender cabriole legs terminating in scroll toe feet. Oval mirror frame with horizontal orientation is supported by two curved arms attached to backsplash; Extensive carved ornamentation includes bowknot and ribbon garland atop mirror; crosshatching pattern on mirror support brackets; bellflowers and cartouches on cabriole knees; scrolls and volutes.

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 (6 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 3/8x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305512
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.003.004

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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