Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bowed front and ovolo front corners; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two drawers with bail handles on either side of shallow center drawer with round pulls; open shelf with concave front edge below center drawer; tapered square legs with bellflowers at top; and spade feet. Oval mirror frame with carved ribbon at top is supported by two tapered columnar arms with ovoid finials and foliate carving.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (6 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.025.004

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