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"Dressing Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.013.011.003 (RS239508)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard with concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers flanking center drawer; carved or inlaid klyix, garland and swag on center drawer; columnar stiles with carved crosshatch pattern; vasiform turned legs with carved foliate motif at top and cuffs; and ovoid feet. Rectangular mirror frame has demi-lune arched top and two tapered columnar supporting arms with pineapple finials. Title is 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 (8 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305562
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.011.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Empire (style)
Neoclassical
dressing tables
mirrors
tables (support furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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