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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.016.001 (RS239576)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and separate mirror is shown. Queen Anne-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top with molded edge; splashboard with concave ends; one wide shallow drawer over one tier of three deeper drawers; bail handles; serpentine skirt with central carved shell and scrolls; cabriole legs with foliate carved knees and pad feet. Neoclassical-style rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; carved corner rosettes; oval cartouche containing female profile at top with surrounding garlands, swags and bowknots; and garland at bottom.

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 (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 5 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305613
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.016.001

Record details

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

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