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"Toilet Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.013.014.004 (RS239590)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with ovolo front corners; splashboard with concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two shallow side drawers with round metal pulls on each side of center panel; carved kylix and garland on center panel; and columnar legs with turned feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched crest and two columnar supports with pineapple finials. Title, 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 pencil (9 3/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/8x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305608
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.014.004

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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