"Dressing Table White & Gold"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table White & Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Classical Revival-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular overhanging top with molded edge; shallow apron with carved ornamentation at corners and center; four square columnar legs; solid rectangular base with stepped molded rim and elliptical cut-out on front edge. Large rectangular mirror is mounted directly above table and has frame with carved Neoclassical-style motifs such as rosettes and bellfowers. Title, design notes and "11383" are handwritten on drawing. The notation "Made for Stanford White Job 26721" is also handwritten; however, the name Stanford White has been struck through and "fr. Col. Payne" is written in a different hand.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.001.002

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