Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing 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 with molded edge; one deep drawer with concave front and round crystal knob on either side of shallow center panel; carved scrolling motif and shaped apron on center panel; stiles with carved garlands and swags; carved turnings above reeded tapered round legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has molded rim with arched crest and projecting ears; carved shell at top center; and conforming base resting on table's recessed shelf. Design notes and "E. D. Adams" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 5/8 x 7 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.017.001

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