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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.014.001 (RS239514)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink 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 ovolo corners and slightly bowed front; splashboard with scrolled corners; overhanging top; one shallow drawer with round pulls; columnar corners with carved acanthus leaves; vasiform turning above tapered round reeded legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Queen Anne-style rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; arched and scrolled crest with corresponding apron; and open medallion with carved Prince of Wales feather motif. Title and design notes 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 (10 x 4 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
10x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305605
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.014.001

Record details

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

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