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"Dressing Table of French Walnut"

CC010.001.012.003.001 (RS238050)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table of French Walnut" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dressing table has overhanging top with molded edge and projecting front corners; two banks of four drawers with bail handles; shallow center drawer with central carved shell and foliage motif above a recessed cupboard with two drawers; stiles with carved acanthus leaves and scrolling foliage; and cabriole legs with foliate carved knees, scrolling front brackets and scroll toe feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gentle serpentine curved top and bottom; reverse serpentine curved sides; carved scrolls; and carved shell and foliage motif at top. Mirror is secured to case at bottom with scrolling bracketed backboard. Title and design notes 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 and colored pencil (11 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
11 3/4x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
306974
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.003.001

Record details

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

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