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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.014.002 (RS239632)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; splashboard; overhanging top; two shallow side drawers flanking two small stacked center drawers; round pulls; inlaid garlands and swags on side drawers; inlaid bellflowers on stiles; and tapered legs with spade feet. Oval mirror frame has inlaid stringing on rim; two tapered square arm supports with inlaid stringing and ovoid finials; and inlaid quarter-fans on brackets attaching to splashboard. Design notes and "Cal" 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 ink (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305606
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.014.002

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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