"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has notched serpentine front; canted corners; backsplash with carved rounded corners; overhanging top with molded edge; tier of three shallow drawers with curved fronts and bail handles on either side of short central apron; central carved shell and garland on apron; slender cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in scroll toe feet. Shield-shaped mirror frame has arched crest with rococo carved ornament at top and two curved supporting arms with 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 ink (7 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.004.002

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