Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; splashboard; overhanging top; two shallow side drawers flanking two small stacked center drawers; round pulls; inlaid garlands and swags on side drawers; inlaid bellflowers on stiles; and tapered legs with spade feet. Oval mirror frame has inlaid stringing on rim; two tapered square arm supports with inlaid stringing and ovoid finials; and inlaid quarter-fans on brackets attaching to splashboard. Design notes and "Cal" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.014.002

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