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Dressing Table and Mirror #12339

CC010.005.236 (RS243617)

Description

Black-and-white photograph of a dresser with attached mirror. Dresser has oxbow front; overhanging top with glass cover; recessed compartment on top with oxbow front and one tier of three shallow drawers having round glass pulls; case below with five drawers with round glass pulls in a two-over-three arrangement; square stiles; straight skirt with molded lower edge; and short carved tapered legs with block feet. Dresser has painted decoration including foliate motifs and bellflowers on upper drawer fronts and stiles. Oval mirror has a gilded narrow frame and beaded molding on interior rim; urn finial with garlands on top; and is supported by two large curved arrms with carved foliage attached to backboard. HAndwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions and A. H. Davenport Co. detail number 4011.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1913-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/16x 9 3/16 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
314587
Reference Code
CC010.005.236

Record details

Originator
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
chests of drawers
mirrors
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Related Items
"Bureau of Mahogany"

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