"Toilet Table of Curly Maple"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Curly Maple" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown; top plan of table is also presented. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a center panel; carved bellflower and ribbon garland and swag on center; curved brackets below center with carved quarter fans; stiles with with carved bellflowers; and tapered legs with cuffs terminating in ovoid feet. Oval mirror frame has two tapered square columnar supporting arms with ovoid finials. Title, design notes, "Made for Warren Delano Jr. 1898, " " Job 33545" and "11280" 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 1/4 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.011.002

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