"Toilet Glass"

Description

Design drawing titled "Toilet Glass" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Dressing or toilet glass has short rectangular case with overhanging molded top; two shallow drawers in one tier; three carved projecting scrolls flanking drawers; molded bottom rim; two columnar supports with finials and carved ovoid bases which attach to top of case. and adjustable oval mirror attached to supporting arms at midpoint of sides.. Title and "for Mrs. Chas. Head" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mirrors
dressing glasses
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.007.015.002

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