"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Empire-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; splashboard with concave corners; overhanging top; shallow drawer with two round pulls on either side of central plaque with carved basket of fruit; vasiform turnings with carved acanthus leaves above heavy tapered reeded round legs with carved feet. Oval mirror frame has two S-shaped scrolling supports with carved rosettes at bases. "Cal" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
Empire (style)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.014.003

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