"Dressing Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Queen Anne-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top with molded edge; one wide drawer followed by tier of two narrower drawers on either side of large carved or inlaid fan motif; two small acorn drop pendants at ends of fan; and cabriole legs with pad feet. Rectangular mirror frame has two tapered square columnar supporting arms with pineapple finials. Title, design notes, "11282,' "Made of White Maple for R. C. Winthrop Jr." and "Job 31119" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
Queen Anne Style
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.012.001

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