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"Toilet Table of Red Mahogany"

CC010.001.013.011.004 (RS239546)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Red Mahogany" 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 with ovolo front corners; narrow splashboard with rolled ends; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with round pulls flanking a center drawer; carved bellflower and ribbon garland and swag on center drawer; stiles with carved acanthus leaves; and tapered reeded legs terminating in ovoid feet. Oval mirror frame has two tapered round columnar supporting arms with carved foliate motifs and ovoid finials. Title, design notes, "Made for F. A. Day Job 32242 " and "11274" 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 1/8 x 5 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/8x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305563
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.011.004

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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