Pencil Drawing -- "Mahogany Shaving Stand"


Design drawing titled "Mahogany Shaving Stand" rendered in pencil. Front view is shown. Stand has rectangular mirror with molded frame and scrolled pediment attached on each side to a fluted supporting column with a ball finial. Columns rest on shallow backboard with molded edge. Case below has recessed top drawer with carved ornament; three lower drawers, each with bat-wing escutcheon and bail handle; shelf below; slender legs with fluted upper section and scroll feet. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing. Stamped on upper left corner is: "Henry A. Turner & Co. / No. 31 & 29 West Street, / Boston, Mass., / Special Drawing / To be Returned and Used only / for Original Purpose."


Descriptive Terms

shaving stands
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (12 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches)

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Collection Name

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

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Record Details


Henry A. Turner & Co. (Designer)

Material Type

design drawings

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