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"Dressing Table of French Walnut"

CC010.001.012.038.003 (RS237975)

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table of French Walnut" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; plan of top is also provided. Rectangular dressing table has slightly recessed center section; overhanging top; three drawers on either side of shallow center drawer; bail handles on side drawers; carved, painted or inlaid scrolling garlands on shallow center drawer; tapered fluted legs with cuffed cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror has arched crest; narrow carved frame; and carved foliate wreath at top. Mirror is attached to backboard by two tapered supporting columns with carved finials, reeded bodies, and fluted bases. Each supporting column base is joined by a carved swag to a short fluted column with domed top at rear corner of top. Title, design notes, "For Mrs. Geo. Pratt 39494" and "Apr. 15 - 1907 / J. B. W" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-04-13
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 6 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
9 x 6 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307150
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.038.003

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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