"Toilet Table of Red Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Red Mahogany" 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 with ovolo front corners; narrow splashboard with rolled ends; overhanging top; two sets of two shallow drawers with round pulls flanking a center drawer; carved bellflower and ribbon garland and swag on center drawer; stiles with carved acanthus leaves; and tapered reeded legs terminating in ovoid feet. Oval mirror frame has two tapered round columnar supporting arms with carved foliate motifs and ovoid finials. Title, design notes, "Made for F. A. Day Job 32242 " and "11274" 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 1/8 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.011.004

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