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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.004.004 (RS239626)

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 front with two half-serpentine sections flanking a recessed straight center area; canted front corners; backsplash with carved scrolled top; overhanging top with molded edge; one tier of three shallow drawers; cabinet below each side drawer; half-serpentine curved fronts on side drawers and cabinets; cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in carved scroll feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gently rounded crest with large carved shell at top; carved scrolls at side; curved lower edge; and carved scolled brackets. 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 (9 x 7 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
9x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305527
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.004.004

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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