"Painted Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Painted 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 rectangular form with bowed front center section; overhanging top; two sets of one-over-one drawers flanking one central shallow drawer; painted wreath on central drawer; painted bellflowers on stiles; and fluted tapered round legs. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment and is supported by two elaborate scrolled brackets. Title, design notes, "11537" and "Made for Mrs. J. J. Astor N.Y. 7760 / Factory 28095" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten are "drawn from RD detail" and "14th March 1907 RD."

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.001.003

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