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"Toilet Table of Mahogany Sabaque"

CC010.001.013.020.002 (RS239584)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany Sabaque" rendered in 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 with ovolo front corners and concave curved front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; five drawers over one drawer; round pulls on upper tier of drawers and two bail handles on lower drawer; and tapered round legs with cuffs. Oval mirror frame has two curved supports with urn finials which attach to splashboard. Title, "Mr. Peabody," "Aug. 12 1903?" and "Cal" are handwritten on drawing. Extensive design notes regarding drawers and legs are also handwritten on drawing and include a reference to Francis Bacon.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1903-08-22
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (11 1/4 x 7 inches)
Dimensions
11 1/4x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305639
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.020.002

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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