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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.026.003 (RS239589)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also presented. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bowed front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top with molded rim; one drawer with bail handle on either side of shallow center panel; inlaid or carved garland and swag on center panel; columnar stiles with carved cross-hatched surface; tapered and reeded round legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Large rectangular mirror frame with demi-lune crest is supported by two columnar arms with acorn finials and carved scrolled brackets at base. Title and design notes 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 ink (9 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
9 7/8x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305679
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.026.003

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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