"Toilet Table of White Curly Maple"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table of White Curly Maple" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also provided. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form with bow front; narrow splashboard; overhanging top; two drawers on each side of central shallow panel; inlaid or painted garlands, swags and bellflowers on center panel and stiles; tapered reeded round legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Oval mirror frame has carved ornament at top; and two plain columnar supporting arms with pineapple finials and foliate carving at bases. Title, design notes, "11886" and "Mrs. A. J. Herr 27162 / 27606 Also" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.028.002

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