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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.013.005 (RS239606)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" 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 bow front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two shallow drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center drawer; painted or carved bellfowers on stiles; and cabriole legs with carved knees and pad feet. Oval mirror frame has two tapered columnar arm supports with ovoid finials. Title and "Cal" are handwirtten 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 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
9 7/8x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305604
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.013.005

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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