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 ovolo corners; splashboard with scrolled ends; overhanging top; one tier of two drawers framing a central panel with birds-eye maple veneer; columnar stiles with carved crosshatched surface above plain columnar legs; and turned carved feet. Rectangular mirror frame with arched demi-lune crest is attached to table at the backsplash by two curved support arms with brass knob finials. Design notes, "Mr. Croll" and "For bureau to match / See page 39 in "Bureaus"" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.018.003

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