"Toilet Table of Mahogany Sabaque"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany Sabaque" 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 with ovolo front corners and concave curved front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; five drawers over one drawer; round pulls on upper tier of drawers and two bail handles on lower drawer; and tapered round legs with cuffs. Oval mirror frame has two curved supports with urn finials which attach to splashboard. Title, "Mr. Peabody," "Aug. 12 1903?" and "Cal" are handwritten on drawing. Extensive design notes regarding drawers and legs are also handwritten on drawing and include a reference to Francis Bacon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (11 1/4 x 7 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.020.002

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