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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.025.004 (RS239542)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bowed front and ovolo front corners; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two drawers with bail handles on either side of shallow center drawer with round pulls; open shelf with concave front edge below center drawer; tapered square legs with bellflowers at top; and spade feet. Oval mirror frame with carved ribbon at top is supported by two tapered columnar arms with ovoid finials and foliate carving.

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 (6 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305659
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.025.004

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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