"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "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; two sets of two shallow drawers flanking center panel; curved skirt with carved foliate motifs on center panel; carved stiles; cabriole legs with carved brackets with carved acanthus leaves on knees; and carved scrolled feet. Oval mirror frame has horizontal orientation; carved ribbons and bowknot at top; and two curved supporting arms which extend to carved scrolled brackets at their base. Title, "Mr. Stillman N. Y. 6396 Fact 24103" and "11889" are handwritten on drawing. Drawing is incomplete and does not fully show the right side of the table and mirror supports.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.008.002

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