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Dressing Table #118, Bureau and Mirror #408, Bureau #216 and Toilet Mirror #153

CC010.005.240 (RS243541)

Description

Black-and-white photograph of dressing table with attached mirror, bureau with attached mirror, chest of drawers, and dressing glass. Bowfront dressing table has overhanging top; shallow backboard extending partially down sides; two drawers on either side of wide center drawers; bail handles; and tapered square legs. Oval mirror with narrow frame is attached to dressing table by two turned columnar support arms with round finials. Bowfront bureau has overhanging top; curving backboard; five drawers with bail handles in a two-over-three arrangement; key escutcheons on lower three drawers; base with molded rim and straight skirt; and bracket feet. Round mirror with narrow frame is attached to bureau by two turned columnar support arms with round finials. Bowfront chest of drawers has overhanging top; shallow backboard; seven drawers with bail handles in a two-over-five arrrangement; key escutcheons on five lower drawers; base with molded rim; and simple bracket feet. Dressing glass has columnar stiles with ovoid finials and ring and block turnings; and trestle-style base. Moveable short rectangular mirror has gently arched top. Handwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions, and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 118, 408, 216 and 153

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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
314591
Reference Code
CC010.005.240

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
dressers (chests of drawers)
dressing glasses
dressing tables
mirrors
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Related Items
"Bureau"
"Bureau for Boy's Room"
"Chest of Drawers"
"Toilet Glass of Mahogany"

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