"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; splashboard with shaped ends; overhanging top; two drawers flanking each side of shallow center drawer; inlaid or painted swags and garlands on all drawer fronts; tapered square legs; and lower shelf. Oval mirror is attached to table by two columnar supports with urn finials and two scrolled supports at the base of each. Title, design notes, "11917" and "W. C. Whitney 17951" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.018.002

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