Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and separate mirror is shown. Queen Anne-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top with molded edge; splashboard with concave ends; one wide shallow drawer over one tier of three deeper drawers; bail handles; serpentine skirt with central carved shell and scrolls; cabriole legs with foliate carved knees and pad feet. Neoclassical-style rectangular mirror frame has molded rim; carved corner rosettes; oval cartouche containing female profile at top with surrounding garlands, swags and bowknots; and garland at bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
Neoclassical
Queen Anne Style
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 7/8 x 5 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.016.001

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