"Dressing Table White & Gold"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-305695

Description

Design drawing titled "Dressing Table White & Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of dressing table and attached mirror is shown; top plan of table is also provided. Toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; overhanging top; one tier of two wide shallow drawers; second tier with one narrower shallow drawer at each end; curved brackets at kneehole opening; tapered legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Oval mirror frame is supported by conforming bracket at base. Ornamentation includes swags, garlands, and other motifs on top drawer fronts and support bracket. Title, design notes, "J. E. Stillman," "11959" and "Stock 21204" 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 3/4 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.013.031.001

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