"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in pencil and colored pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; plan of table top is also shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; two shallow recessed drawers on top; overhanging top; one drawer on each side of shallow center drawer; round pulls on all drawers; and tapered square legs with brass cuffs. Rectangular satinwood mirror frame has gilt frame; molded edge; arched pediment with carved or inlaid shell motif; and urn finials. Mirror is attached to top drawers by two scrolled support arms. Title, design notes, "Mr. Hapgood," "#319" and "Cal" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.019.001

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