"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" 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 bow front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two shallow drawers with bail handles on each side of a shallow center drawer; painted or carved bellfowers on stiles; and cabriole legs with carved knees and pad feet. Oval mirror frame has two tapered columnar arm supports with ovoid finials. Title and "Cal" are handwirtten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 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

CC010.001.013.013.005

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