Dressing Table and Mirror #12339

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314588

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of dressing table with attached mirror. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has rectangular form; narrow backsplash with concave corners; overhanging top with molded edge; two sets of two shallow drawers with bail handles flanking a shallow center drawer; center drawer has carved ornament at center and carved foliate scroll brackets beneath; fluted and carved stiles; tapered round fluted legs with cuffs; and cylindrical feet. Rectangular mirror frame has slightly arched top with concave corners; molded rim; and two fluted columnar supports with ovoid finials and carved acanthus leaves above rectangular blocks securing mirror supports to table. Handwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions and A. H. Davenport Co. detail number 12339.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
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

CC010.005.237

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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