"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" rendered in ink on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also presented. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bowed front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top with molded rim; one drawer with bail handle on either side of shallow center panel; inlaid or carved garland and swag on center panel; columnar stiles with carved cross-hatched surface; tapered and reeded round legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Large rectangular mirror frame with demi-lune crest is supported by two columnar arms with acorn finials and carved scrolled brackets at base. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (9 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.026.003

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