"Dressing Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has serpentine front; canted corners; backsplash with carved concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two wide drawers; two bail handles and a key escutcheon on each drawer; curved skirt with carved central foliate motif and volutes; cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in scroll toe feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gently arched crest with carved ornament at top and carved scrolled brackets at base. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.004.001

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