Shaving Stand #5326 and Shaving Stand #12277

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314584

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of two shaving stands with mirrors. The first shaving stand has a square or rectangular case on a round columnar pole; triangular base; and flattened bun feet. Oval mirror is attached to top of pole by two curving support arms. The second 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. Handwritten notes on page include wood type and A. H. Davenport Co. detail numbers 5326 and 12277.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shaving stands
mirrors
photographs
black-and-white photographs

Physical Description

1 black-and-white photograph (7 3/16 x 9 3/16 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.005.233

Record Details

Originator

Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Photographer)
Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white photographs

Description Level

Item

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