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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.018.004 (RS239523)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard with concave ends; overhanging top; two drawers with bail handles on each side of shallow center drawer; carved or painted fruit basket on center drawer; stiles with bellflower motifs; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Oval mirror frame is attached to table by round tapered support arms with ovoid finials and reeding at base. Title is handwritten on drawing and is partially cut off.

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 3/8 x 5 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/8x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305625
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.018.004

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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