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"Toilet Table"

CC010.001.013.030.001 (RS239481)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" 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; two drawers with curved fronts and bail handles on each side of two shallow center drawers with round pulls; tapered square legs and cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has arched top and is supported by two square columnar arms with urn finials. Inlaid ornamentation includes fruit basket, bellflowers and other motifs on center drawer fronts, stiles, and suppport arms. Title, design notes, and "548" 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 x 7 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 x 7 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305693
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.030.001

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
Related Items
Dressing Table and Mirror #548

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