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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.014.003 (RS239472)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; splashboard with concave corners; overhanging top; shallow drawer with two round pulls on either side of central plaque with carved basket of fruit; vasiform turnings with carved acanthus leaves above heavy tapered reeded round legs with carved feet. Oval mirror frame has two S-shaped scrolling supports with carved rosettes at bases. "Cal" is 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 1/4 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305607
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.014.003

Record details

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

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