"Toilet Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany" 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 and molded top edge; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a wide shallow center drawer; key escutcheon on center drawer; tapered square legs with icuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched crest; carved fruit basket at top of crest; and two square columnar supports with urn finials. Title and dimensions 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 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.005.002

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