"Mahogany Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has notched serpentine curved front and canted front corners; overhanging top; two sets of one-over-one drawers with bail handles flanking a central shallow shaped apron; carved ornament on apron; and cabriole legs with scroll-toe feet. Rectangular mirror has carved frame with cyma curves; carved ornament at top; two supporting arms with carved acanthus leaves at top and base. Title, design notes, "11340" and "Made for Mr. Jacob Pfaff 30806" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 3/4 x 4 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.001.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item