"Shaving Stand of Mahogany & Inlay"

Description

Design drawing titled "Shaving Stand of Mahogany & Inlay" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical Sheraton-style shaving stand has small square case with one drawer and one cupboard; round pull on drawer; side door for cupboard; cupboard front with branch veneer and inlaid patera; four tall tapered square legs that flare outward and have inlaid stringing and banded cuffs; and lower shelf with concave front. Adjustable oval mirror is attached at sides to lyre-shaped support with two curved arms; bottom of lyre support has inlaid kylix and garland motif and is attached to top of case. TItle, design notes, and "Detail No 12277 / July 14 - 1908 FTE" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mirrors
shaving stands
Neoclassical
Sheraton
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.013.002

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

Related Items

Shaving Stand #5326 and Shaving Stand #12277