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Pencil Drawing -- "Mahogany Shaving Stand"

CC011.002.010 (RS242191)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Shaving Stand" rendered in pencil. Front view is shown. Stand has rectangular mirror with molded frame and scrolled pediment attached on each side to a fluted supporting column with a ball finial. Columns rest on shallow backboard with molded edge. Case below has recessed top drawer with carved ornament; three lower drawers, each with bat-wing escutcheon and bail handle; shelf below; slender legs with fluted upper section and scroll feet. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing. Stamped on upper left corner is: "Henry A. Turner & Co. / No. 31 & 29 West Street, / Boston, Mass., / Special Drawing / To be Returned and Used only / for Original Purpose."

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II
Collection Code
CC011
Dates
1870-1910, undated
Date of Acquisition
1995-10-24
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (12 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
12 1/4x 7 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
311117
Reference Code
CC011.002.010

Record details

Originator
Henry A. Turner & Co. (Designer)
Descriptive Terms
mirrors
shaving stands
Material Type
design drawings

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