"White and Gold Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled " White and Gold Toilet 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 rectangular form with modified serpentine front edge; canted corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of three shallow drawers with bail handles flanking center panel; curved skirt with carved foliate motifs on center panel; carved stiles; cabriole legs with curved brackets at top and carved knees; and carved scrolled feet. Shield-shaped mirror has carved ribbons and bowknot at top; carved scrolls at ears; and two curved supporting arms which extend to carved scrolled brackets at their base. Title, "11940" and "For Mrs. A. T. Stanwood N. Y. Order 6358" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 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

CC010.001.013.006.001

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