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Toilet Table and Mirror

CC010.001.013.026.001 (RS239476)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with concave front and ovolo front corners; narrow splashboard; overhanging top with molded rim; one drawers on each side of shallow center panel and one large deep drawer below; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles with bat-wing plates on lower drawer; carved scrolled motif with garland on center panel; reeded stiles with carved foliage and bellflowers; turned and reeded vasiform front legs with foliate carving and cuffs; and tapered square rear legs. Large oval mirror frame is supported by bracket at base with carved scrolled motifs. Some dimensions are handwritten on drawing in pencil.

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 (8 x 6 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
8x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305677
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.026.001

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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