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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.018.003 (RS239557)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with ovolo corners; splashboard with scrolled ends; overhanging top; one tier of two drawers framing a central panel with birds-eye maple veneer; columnar stiles with carved crosshatched surface above plain columnar legs; and turned carved feet. Rectangular mirror frame with arched demi-lune crest is attached to table at the backsplash by two curved support arms with brass knob finials. Design notes, "Mr. Croll" and "For bureau to match / See page 39 in "Bureaus"" 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 (6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 3/4x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305624
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.018.003

Record details

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

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