Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and mirror is shown; top view of lower shelf of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center drawer; carved, inlaid or painted ornament on center drawer; low shelf with concave recessed front edge; square legs with cuffs and cylindrical feet. Oval mirror has horizontal orientation and two tapered columnar supports with urn finials. Notation "Bowdoin guest room" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.006.002

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