"White & Gold Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "White & Gold Toilet Table" 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 ovolo front corners; overhanging top; one tier of two drawers with round pulls; round columnar legs; and cylindrical feet. Oval mirror frame has carved ornament at top and is supported by conforming bracket at the base. Painted or carved decoration include garlands and swags on drawer fronts; and other motifs on stiles, mirror frame and supporting bracket. Title, design notes, "11921" and "Mr. Crocker 23831 " are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/2 x 4 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.029.002

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