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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.019.001 (RS239496)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; plan of table top is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; two shallow recessed drawers on top; overhanging top; one drawer on each side of shallow center drawer; round pulls on all drawers; and tapered square legs with brass cuffs. Rectangular satinwood mirror frame has gilt frame; molded edge; arched pediment with carved or inlaid shell motif; and urn finials. Mirror is attached to top drawers by two scrolled support arms. Title, design notes, "Mr. Hapgood," "#319" and "Cal" 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 pencil and colored pencil (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/2x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305627
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.019.001

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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