"Mahogany Toilet Table with Inlay"

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahogany Toilet Table with Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bowed front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two drawers on each side of shallow central panel; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Oval mirror frame is supported by two square columnar arms which are attached to splashboard; arms also have two mounted candle sconces. Inlaid stringing on mirror frame, support arms, drawer fronts, and legs; inlaid kylix and garland on center panel. Title, design notes, "11883" and "For Mrs. D. Fairbanks N. Y. Order 6221" 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 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.027.003

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