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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.016.002 (RS239524)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also present. Empire-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with ovolo corners; overhanging top with molded edge; tall splashboard with recessed shelf with bowed center above supported by large carved scrolls at each end; case with two shallow drawers with bail handles on either side of shallow central panel; shaped skirt and central carved cartouche and garlands; columnar stiles with carved swags and garlands; and tapered reeded legs with foliate carving at top. Queen Anne-style rectangular mirror frame has curving crest with central carved shell and molded rim.

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 (11 1/8 x 5 3/4 nches)
Dimensions
11 1/8x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305614
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.016.002

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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