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"White Mahog. Toilet Table (Painted Decoration)"

CC010.001.013.010.004 (RS239580)

Description

Design drawing titled "White Mahog. Toilet Table (Painted Decoration)" 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 two slightly bowed side sections in front; narrow splashboard with concave corner ends; overhanging top; two shallow drawers with bail handles on either side of shallow center drawer; painted bellflower and ribbon garland and swag on center drawer; stiles painted with interlaced oval motif; tapered square legs with painted bellflowers; and tapered cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has concave corners at top; molderd rim; two tapered columnar supporting arms with pineapple finials and stepped bases. Title, design notes, "Made for D. C. Blair Esq. 29850" and "11348" 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 1/4 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/4x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305559
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.010.004

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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