"Toilet Table"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Table" 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; two drawers with curved fronts and bail handles on each side of two shallow center drawers with round pulls; tapered square legs and cuffs. Rectangular mirror frame has arched top and is supported by two square columnar arms with urn finials. Inlaid ornamentation includes fruit basket, bellflowers and other motifs on center drawer fronts, stiles, and suppport arms. Title, design notes, and "548" 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 x 7 1/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.030.001

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

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Dressing Table and Mirror #548