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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.007.001 (RS239566)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown; plan of table top is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bowed front; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking shallow center drawer; carved ornament on center drawer; fluted stiles; square fluted legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment with carved fruit basket at top; molded rim; and two columnar supports with ovoid finials and carved acanthus leaves above rectangular blocks securing mirror supports to table. Design notes and "E. S. Webster" 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 (11 x 5 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
11x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305546
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.007.001

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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