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"Red Mahogany Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.010.001 (RS239492)

Description

Design drawing titled "Red Mahogany Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with oxbow front edge; narrow splashboard with carved scrolled ends; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking center panel; inlaid, painted or carved bellflower and ribbon garland and swag on center panel; tapered round reeded legs; and cylindrical feet. Oval mirror frame has two tapered columnar supporting arms with urn finials and stepped bases. Title, design notes, "Made for Mrs. Woodworth 31923" and "11345" 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 (9 x 5 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
9x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305556
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.010.001

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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