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"White & Gold Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.029.002 (RS239483)

Description

Design drawing titled "White & Gold Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also provided. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with ovolo front corners; overhanging top; one tier of two drawers with round pulls; round columnar legs; and cylindrical feet. Oval mirror frame has carved ornament at top and is supported by conforming bracket at the base. Painted or carved decoration include garlands and swags on drawer fronts; and other motifs on stiles, mirror frame and supporting bracket. Title, design notes, "11921" and "Mr. Crocker 23831 " 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 (9 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/2x 4 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305691
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.029.002

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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