"Toilet Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with ovolo front corners; splashboard with concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two shallow side drawers with round metal pulls on each side of center panel; carved kylix and garland on center panel; and columnar legs with turned feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched crest and two columnar supports with pineapple finials. Title, 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 pencil (9 3/8 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.014.004

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