"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink 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 ovolo corners and slightly bowed front; splashboard with scrolled corners; overhanging top; one shallow drawer with round pulls; columnar corners with carved acanthus leaves; vasiform turning above tapered round reeded legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Queen Anne-style rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; arched and scrolled crest with corresponding apron; and open medallion with carved Prince of Wales feather motif. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 x 4 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.014.001

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