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"Dressing Table"

CC010.001.013.004.001 (RS239569)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has serpentine front; canted corners; backsplash with carved concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two wide drawers; two bail handles and a key escutcheon on each drawer; curved skirt with carved central foliate motif and volutes; cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in scroll toe feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gently arched crest with carved ornament at top and carved scrolled brackets at base. Title is 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 (10 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305524
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.004.001

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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