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"Toilet Table - Painted White - for Corner"

CC010.001.013.025.001 (RS239502)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table - Painted White - For Corner" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has three-sided form with right angle back to fit into corner; splashboard; overhanging top; cuboards in center and canted side sections; basket of fruit with garlands on front cupboard; bellflowers on stiles; and tapered reeded round legs with cuffs and cylindrical feet. Large rectangular mirror has demilune crest with carved shell and ribbons at top; molded rim; and is suppported by carved scrolled brackets between lower side and splashboard. Title and design note 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 (12 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
12 7/8x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305656
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.025.001

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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