"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 front with two half-serpentine sections flanking a recessed straight center area; canted front corners; backsplash with carved scrolled top; overhanging top with molded edge; one tier of three shallow drawers; cabinet below each side drawer; half-serpentine curved fronts on side drawers and cabinets; cabriole legs with carved knees terminating in carved scroll feet. Rectangular mirror frame has gently rounded crest with large carved shell at top; carved scrolls at side; curved lower edge; and carved scolled brackets. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 x 7 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.004.004

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

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