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Design drawing titled "Toilet Table (Mahogany Deocrated)" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views of dressing table and attached mirror are shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top; two projecting drawers flanking shallower center drawer; curved brackets below center drawer; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Shield-shaped mirror frame has carved starburst demilune crest and is supported by two columnar arms with ovoid finials. Each arm attaches to recessed shallow drawers on top of table with curved and shaped bracket above; two drawers are joined with piece conforming to bottom of mirror. Extensive painted or inlaid decorative motifs over entire piece include bellflowers, baskets of flowers, garlands, swags, and bows.Title and "Det.11844" are handwritten on drawing.
tables (support furniture)
1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)