"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table for Mrs. Moore" rendered in ink 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 and ovolo front corners; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two small drawers with ring handles flanking center fluted frieze; tapered round legs with carved acanthus leaves at top, fluting and cuffs above tapered cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched pediment with carved bowknot and garland at top; molded edge; carved rosettes at corners; and gilding or gold paint. Title, design notes and "for Mrs. Moore" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

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(
    [0] => dressing tables
    [1] => tables (support furniture)
    [2] => mirrors
    [3] => Neoclassical
    [4] => design drawings
    [5] => sketches
)

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (11 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.002.003

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