Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with large curves at bowed front sides; overhanging top with molded edge; three shallow recessed drawers on top with round pulls and inlaid bellfowers; two drawers with bail handles and curved fronts on each side of central panel with inlaid kylix, garlands and stringing; tapered square legs with inlaid stringing and bellflowers; and brass cuffs and feet. Oval mirrror frame has molded rim with inlaid stringing; two curved supporting arms with brass ovoid and spire finials and inlaid stringing; and brackets attaching mirror to top of recessed shelves. Design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.016.004

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