Toilet Table and Mirror

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with concave front and ovolo front corners; narrow splashboard; overhanging top with molded rim; one drawers on each side of shallow center panel and one large deep drawer below; round pulls on upper drawers and bail handles with bat-wing plates on lower drawer; carved scrolled motif with garland on center panel; reeded stiles with carved foliage and bellflowers; turned and reeded vasiform front legs with foliate carving and cuffs; and tapered square rear legs. Large oval mirror frame is supported by bracket at base with carved scrolled motifs. Some dimensions are handwritten on drawing in pencil.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
tables (support furniture)
mirrors
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (8 x 6 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.026.001

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