"Toilet Table of Mahogany & Gilt Mirror"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany & Gilt Mirror" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and separate mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with concave recessed section at middle of front; narrow splashboard with concave ends; overhanging top; tier of three shallow drawers with bail handles on each side; one recessed shallow panel with inlaid, painted or carved kylix in center; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has molded rim and carved rosettes in corners. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (11 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.012.002

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