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"Toilet Table of Mahogany & Gilt Mirror"

CC010.001.013.012.002 (RS239633)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany & Gilt Mirror" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and separate mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with concave recessed section at middle of front; narrow splashboard with concave ends; overhanging top; tier of three shallow drawers with bail handles on each side; one recessed shallow panel with inlaid, painted or carved kylix in center; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has molded rim and carved rosettes in corners. 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 (11 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
11x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305565
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.012.002

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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