"Toilet Table of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and separate mirror is shown; top plan of table is also shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with ovolo front corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two drawers with round pulls on each side; shallow central panel with carved or inlaid garland motif; columnar stiles with ring turnings above tapered fluted legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has demilune crest; carved shell on top; and molded rim. Title, "Mrs. A. Bowditch" and "Detailed Oct 21, 1902" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 1/2 x 8 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.021.003

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