"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

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