"Toilet Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with two slightly bowed sections on front ends; overhanging top; two drawers with bowed fronts, bail handles and bat-wing plates on each side; shallow central panel with carved kylix motif; stiles with carved, inlaid or painted bellflowers; tapered square rear legs; and tapered reeded front legs with ring turnings at top and cuffs. Oval mirror frame has horizontal orientation and is attached to splashboard by two reeded and turned columnar supports with pineapple finials. Title, design notes, "Mrs. R. M. Thayer" 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 ink (7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.020.001

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