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"Toilet Table of Maple"

CC010.001.013.025.003 (RS239526)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Maple" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; one drawer with bail handle on either side of shallow center drawer; inlaid or painted cherub motif on center drawer and bellflowers on stiles; tapered legs; and spade feet. Oval mirror frame is supported by two fluted columnar arms with ovoid finials. Title, design notes, "Made for Geo. Van Dyke" and "11506" 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 (6 1/4 x 5 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305658
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.025.003

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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