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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.017.001 (RS239555)

Description

Untitled design drawing 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 with molded edge; one deep drawer with concave front and round crystal knob on either side of shallow center panel; carved scrolling motif and shaped apron on center panel; stiles with carved garlands and swags; carved turnings above reeded tapered round legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has molded rim with arched crest and projecting ears; carved shell at top center; and conforming base resting on table's recessed shelf. Design notes and "E. D. Adams" 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 5/8 x 7 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 5/8x 7 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305618
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.017.001

Record details

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

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