"Toilet Table for Stock"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table for Stock" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view 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 a shallow center drawer; center drawer has carved ornament at center and carved foliate scroll brackets beneath; fluted and carved stiles; tapered round fluted legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has slightly arched top with concave corners; molded rim; and two fluted columnar supports with ovoid finials and carved acanthus leaves above rectangular blocks securing mirror supports to table. Design notes, "#12339" and "Detail No. 12339" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 5/8 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.008.001

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

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