"Toilet Table of Satinwood with Painted Decoration"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-305631

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Satinwood with Painted Decoration" rendered in 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; narrow backsplash; overhanging top; two drawers with round pulls and painted stringing on each side of shallow center panel; panel with painted garlands and serpentine skirt; and tapered square legs with painted bellflower and stringing motifs. Oval mirror frame with horizontal orientation has two curved support arms with carved volutes and rosettes. Support arms attach to stand with trestle-style legs. Title is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.019.003

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