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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.015.002 (RS239595)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and separate mirror is shown. William and Mary-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top; one deep drawer on either side of shallow center drawer; bail handles; retractable horizontal surface above each side drawer; arched and shaped skirt; six turned legs; shaped box stretcher; and bun feet. Neoclassical-style rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; carved corner rosettes; carved oval cartouche containing female profile at top with surrounding garlands, swags and bowknots; and carved garland at bottom.. "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 ink (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305610
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.015.002

Record details

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

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