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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.004.002 (RS239600)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has notched serpentine front; canted corners; backsplash with carved rounded corners; overhanging top with molded edge; tier of three shallow drawers with curved fronts and bail handles on either side of short central apron; central carved shell and garland on apron; slender cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in scroll toe feet. Shield-shaped mirror frame has arched crest with rococo carved ornament at top and two curved supporting arms with 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 ink (7 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/8x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305525
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.004.002

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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