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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.009.001 (RS239603)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has front with two half-serpentine sections flanking a recessed straight center; canted front corners; backsplash with carved scrolled top; overhanging top with molded edge; one tier of three shallow drawers; cabinet below each side drawer; half-serpentine curved fronts on side drawers and cabinets; cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in carved scroll feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gently rounded crest with large carved scrolled motif at top; carved scrolls at side; curved lower edge; and is attached to backsplash..

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 (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
10 5/8x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305555
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.009.001

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
Related Items
"Toilet Table" — CC010.001.013.004.004 and CC010.001.013.009.001 depict the same table and mirror design with very minor exceptions between the two.

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