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"White and Gold Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.006.001 (RS239627)

Description

Design drawing titled " White and Gold Toilet 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 rectangular form with modified serpentine front edge; canted corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of three shallow drawers with bail handles flanking center panel; curved skirt with carved foliate motifs on center panel; carved stiles; cabriole legs with curved brackets at top and carved knees; and carved scrolled feet. Shield-shaped mirror has carved ribbons and bowknot at top; carved scrolls at ears; and two curved supporting arms which extend to carved scrolled brackets at their base. Title, "11940" and "For Mrs. A. T. Stanwood N. Y. Order 6358" 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 (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305541
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.006.001

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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