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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.012.004 (RS239494)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; two shallow recessed drawers with round pulls at center of top; overhanging top; case with satinwood veneer panels, one drawer with molded trim on either side of shallow central drawer with pierced and curved skirt; ring and vasiform turnings above tapered reeded round legs with cuffs and turned ovoid feet. Rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; arched top with carved, painted or inlaid kylix with garlands; urn finials; and two scrolled support arms that attach to top of recessed drawers.

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 ink (9 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 5/8x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305594
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.012.004

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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