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"Dressing Table White & Gold"

CC010.001.013.031.001 (RS239574)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table White & Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also provided. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top; one tier of two wide shallow drawers; second tier with one narrower shallow drawer at each end; curved brackets at kneehole opening; tapered legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Oval mirror frame is supported by conforming bracket at base. Ornamentation includes swags, garlands, and other motifs on top drawer fronts and support bracket. Title, design notes, "J. E. Stillman," "11959" and "Stock 21204" 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 3/4 x 5 inches)
Dimensions
8 3/4x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
305695
Reference Code
CC010.001.013.031.001

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

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