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""B" Mahogany Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.005.004 (RS239559)

Description

Design drawing titled ""B" Mahogany Toilet Table" 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; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center drawer with lock; and square legs with tapered feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment crest with carved fruit basket at top; and two columnar supports with flame finials. Side supports have been sketched to show two possible heights. Title, design details, "11475" and "For Norman B. Ream 23rd January 1907" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-01-23
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305532
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.005.004

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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