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"Mahogany Toilet Table with Inlay"

CC010.001.013.027.003 (RS239537)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Toilet Table with Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bowed front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two drawers on each side of shallow central panel; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Oval mirror frame is supported by two square columnar arms which are attached to splashboard; arms also have two mounted candle sconces. Inlaid stringing on mirror frame, support arms, drawer fronts, and legs; inlaid kylix and garland on center panel. Title, design notes, "11883" and "For Mrs. D. Fairbanks N. Y. Order 6221" 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 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/2x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305683
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.027.003

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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