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"Toilet Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.013.005.002 (RS239630)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow backsplash with concave corners and molded top edge; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a wide shallow center drawer; key escutcheon on center drawer; tapered square legs with icuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched crest; carved fruit basket at top of crest; and two square columnar supports with urn finials. 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 (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305530
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.005.002

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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