"Dressing Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of dressing table is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard with scrolled cut ears; overhanging top with molded edge; case with one shallow drawer over two drawers; skirt with high demilune arch which separates two lower drawers; bail handles with bat-wing plates; branch veneer on drawer fronts; and cabriole legs with ball-and-claw feet. Title, design notes and "13916" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.019.002

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