"Toilet Table of Mahog. Painted Lines"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahog. Painted Lines" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with concave front center section; top tier of three shallow recessed drawers with rosette pulls and brass gallery rail; overhanging top; two shallow drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center drawer; painted decoration; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Oval mirror frame has two curved arm supports with urn finials. Title, design notes, "Cal," "11355" and "Made for Mrs. J. Bowditch 33326" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.013.004

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