"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center drawer; round tapered fluted legs with cuffs and turned ovoid feet. Carved ornamentation on table includes molding on drawer fronts; rope molding on drawer stiles; and flattened bun at tops of legs. Rectangular mirror frame has arched crest with concave corners and beaded interior edge. Mirror is supported by two round fluted columns with pineapple finials, carved rosettes and acanthus leaves. Title and dimensions are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.003.002

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