"Toilet Table of Maple"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Maple" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; one drawer with bail handle on either side of shallow center drawer; inlaid or painted cherub motif on center drawer and bellflowers on stiles; tapered legs; and spade feet. Oval mirror frame is supported by two fluted columnar arms with ovoid finials. Title, design notes, "Made for Geo. Van Dyke" and "11506" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/4 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.025.003

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