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"White Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.006.003 (RS239535)

Description

Design drawing titled "White Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown; top view of lower shelf of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center drawer; carved or painted ornament on center drawer; low shelf with concave recessed front edge; square legs with cuffs and cylindrical feet. Oval mirror has horizontal orientation and two tapered columnar supports with urn finials. Notation "G. S. Bowdoin" 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 pencil (9 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/8x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305545
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.006.003

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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