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"Toilet Table Mhg. & Inlay"

CC010.001.013.027.002 (RS239507)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table Mhg. & Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; partial side view is also present. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers on each side of shallow central drawer; inlaid diamond enclosing a quatrefoil on center drawer front; inlaid bellflowers on stiles; curved legs with carved rosette at top and volute at bottom above carved square blocks; and lower open shelf connecting to blocks above bun feet. Top has small recessed drawer at each end with sloping fronts. Rectangular mirror has demilune crest and is supported by two square columnar arms with urn finials which attach to recessed drawers. Title, design notes, "11916" and "Hackstaff 33661 N.Y. 10219" 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 (7 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/4x 6 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305682
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.027.002

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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