Dressing Table and Mirror #12339

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314587

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of a dresser with attached mirror. Dresser has oxbow front; overhanging top with glass cover; recessed compartment on top with oxbow front and one tier of three shallow drawers having round glass pulls; case below with five drawers with round glass pulls in a two-over-three arrangement; square stiles; straight skirt with molded lower edge; and short carved tapered legs with block feet. Dresser has painted decoration including foliate motifs and bellflowers on upper drawer fronts and stiles. Oval mirror has a gilded narrow frame and beaded molding on interior rim; urn finial with garlands on top; and is supported by two large curved arrms with carved foliage attached to backboard. HAndwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions and A. H. Davenport Co. detail number 4011.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
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

CC010.005.236

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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