"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with concave front and ovolo corners; scroll brackets on top supporting a narrow rear shelf; overhanging top; one deep drawer with concave front and round pull on either side of shallow center panel; centr panel with carved, inlaid or painted scrolling motif and shaped apron; reeded stiles; carved turnings above reeded tapered round legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; arched crest with carved shell at center; and conforming base resting on table's recessed shelf. Title, "E. D. Adams" 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 (9 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.015.004

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