"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard with concave ends; overhanging top; two drawers with bail handles on each side of shallow center drawer; carved or painted fruit basket on center drawer; stiles with bellflower motifs; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Oval mirror frame is attached to table by round tapered support arms with ovoid finials and reeding at base. Title is handwritten on drawing and is partially cut off.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.018.004

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