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"Toilet Glass"

CC010.001.007.012.005 (RS233114)

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Dressing or toilet glass has short rectangular case with bowed front, four drawers with molded edges, rosette pulls, and turned ovoid feet; two stiles with vasiform, cylinder and ring turnings and ball finials attached to top of case; adjustable rectangular mirror attached to stiles at middle of sides; and carved rosettes at corners of mirror frames. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing. Embossed in lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

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 (10 x 7 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306445
Reference Code
CC010.001.007.012.005

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
dressing glasses
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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