"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Rectangular toilet or dressing table has bowed front and ovolo front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; back splashboard with concave ends extending partially around sides; two drawers on each side with round pulls; shallow center panel with carved or painted palmettes; columnar stiles with carved acanthus leaves above tapered reeded legs with turned ovoid feet. Rectangular mirror frame has arched crest; molded rim; and two reeded columnar supports with double ovoid finials. Title is handwritten on drawing but is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 3/4 x 6 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.016.003

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