Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of a dressing table with attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has curved front; canted front corners; backsplash; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers with curved fronts and bail handles flanking a shallow center panel; curved apron with carved volutes; slender cabriole legs terminating in scroll toe feet. Oval mirror frame with horizontal orientation is supported by two curved arms attached to backsplash; Extensive carved ornamentation includes bowknot and ribbon garland atop mirror; crosshatching pattern on mirror support brackets; bellflowers and cartouches on cabriole knees; scrolls and volutes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.003.004

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