Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of toilet table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with serpentine front and canted corners; backsplash with concave corners carved with foliate motifs; overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers with two bail handles each and key escutcheons; shaped skirt with carved central foliate and scroll motif; cabriole legs with carved acanthus leaves at knees; and scroll toe feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gently arched crest; carved foliage at upper corners; and carved foliage and scrolls at lower corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.002.002

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