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"Toilet Table of Mahog. Painted Lines"

CC010.001.013.013.004 (RS239533)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahog. Painted Lines" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with concave front center section; top tier of three shallow recessed drawers with rosette pulls and brass gallery rail; overhanging top; two shallow drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center drawer; painted decoration; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Oval mirror frame has two curved arm supports with urn finials. Title, design notes, "Cal," "11355" and "Made for Mrs. J. Bowditch 33326" 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 (8 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 7/8x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305603
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.013.004

Record details

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

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