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"Toilet Table of Maple (Painted Decoration)"

CC010.001.013.027.005 (RS239610)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Maple (Painted Decoration)" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard with concave corners; overhanging top; two drawers with round pulls on each side of shallow center panel; center panel with arched skirt and painted garlands and swags on rectangular plaque; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has concave top corners; painted decoration; and two square supporting arms attached to top of table. Painted stringing throughout piece. Title, design notes and "14108" 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 (8 1/4 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305685
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.027.005

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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