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"Toilet Table of Mahogany"

CC010.001.013.020.001 (RS239504)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with two slightly bowed sections on front ends; overhanging top; two drawers with bowed fronts, bail handles and bat-wing plates on each side; shallow central panel with carved kylix motif; stiles with carved, inlaid or painted bellflowers; tapered square rear legs; and tapered reeded front legs with ring turnings at top and cuffs. Oval mirror frame has horizontal orientation and is attached to splashboard by two reeded and turned columnar supports with pineapple finials. Title, design notes, "Mrs. R. M. Thayer" 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 ink (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305638
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.020.001

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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