Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; two shallow recessed drawers with round pulls at center of top; overhanging top; case with satinwood veneer panels, one drawer with molded trim on either side of shallow central drawer with pierced and curved skirt; ring and vasiform turnings above tapered reeded round legs with cuffs and turned ovoid feet. Rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; arched top with carved, painted or inlaid kylix with garlands; urn finials; and two scrolled support arms that attach to top of recessed drawers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.012.004

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