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"Toilet Table of Curly Maple"

CC010.001.013.011.002 (RS239581)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Curly Maple" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; top plan of table is also presented. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a center panel; carved bellflower and ribbon garland and swag on center; curved brackets below center with carved quarter fans; stiles with with carved bellflowers; and tapered legs with cuffs terminating in ovoid feet. Oval mirror frame has two tapered square columnar supporting arms with ovoid finials. Title, design notes, "Made for Warren Delano Jr. 1898, " " Job 33545" and "11280" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1898
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/4 x 5 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/4x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305561
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.011.002

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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