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"Dressing Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.013.012.001 (RS239519)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Queen Anne-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top with molded edge; one wide drawer followed by tier of two narrower drawers on either side of large carved or inlaid fan motif; two small acorn drop pendants at ends of fan; and cabriole legs with pad feet. Rectangular mirror frame has two tapered square columnar supporting arms with pineapple finials. Title, design notes, "11282,' "Made of White Maple for R. C. Winthrop Jr." and "Job 31119" 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 (6 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
6 5/8x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305564
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.012.001

Record details

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

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