"Toilet Table of Maple (Painted Decoration)"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of Maple (Painted Decoration)" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow splashboard with concave corners; overhanging top; two drawers with round pulls on each side of shallow center panel; center panel with arched skirt and painted garlands and swags on rectangular plaque; and tapered square legs with cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has concave top corners; painted decoration; and two square supporting arms attached to top of table. Painted stringing throughout piece. Title, design notes and "14108" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 6 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.027.005

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