Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and separate mirror is shown. William and Mary-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top; one deep drawer on either side of shallow center drawer; bail handles; retractable horizontal surface above each side drawer; arched and shaped skirt; six turned legs; shaped box stretcher; and bun feet. Neoclassical-style rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; carved corner rosettes; carved oval cartouche containing female profile at top with surrounding garlands, swags and bowknots; and carved garland at bottom.. "Cal" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
Neoclassical
William and Mary
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.015.002

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