"Toilet Table of Ivory White and Gold"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Ivory White and Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror 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 one shallow center drawer; carved or painted ornament on center drawer; tapered fluted legs with cuffs and turned cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has concave corners on top; rope-style molding around perimeter; and two fluted columnar supports with ovoid finials. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.005.001

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