"Toilet Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown; plan of top is also provided. Dressing or toilet glass has short rectangular case with bowed front, four drawers with molded edges, rosette pulls, and turned ovoid feet; two stiles with vasiform, cylinder and ring turnings and ball finials attached to top of case; adjustable rectangular mirror attached to stiles at middle of sides; and carved rosettes at corners of mirror frames. Title and scale are handwritten on drawing. Embossed in lower left corner is: "Return to / A. H. Davenport Co. / 96 Washington St. / Boston, Mass."

Details

Descriptive Terms

mirrors
dressing glasses
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (10 x 7 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.012.005

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