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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.015.004 (RS239484)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with concave front and ovolo corners; scroll brackets on top supporting a narrow rear shelf; overhanging top; one deep drawer with concave front and round pull on either side of shallow center panel; centr panel with carved, inlaid or painted scrolling motif and shaped apron; reeded stiles; carved turnings above reeded tapered round legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; arched crest with carved shell at center; and conforming base resting on table's recessed shelf. Title, "E. D. Adams" 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 (9 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 3/8x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305612
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.015.004

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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