Dressing Table and Mirror #548

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1913-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-314596

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Description

Black-and-white photograph of dressing table and attached mirror. Neoclassical-style toilet or dressing table has bowed front; two drawers with curved fronts and bail handles on each side of shallow center drawer; tapered square legs and brass cuffs. Oval mirror frame is supported by two curved arms with brass urn finials; mirror sits atop shallow recessed compartment with three drawers. Inlaid ornamentation includes garlands, bellflowers and other motifs on center drawer front, stiles, and suppport arms. Handwritten notes on page include wood type, dimensions and A. H. Davenport Co. detail number 548.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dressing tables
mirrors
Neoclassical
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

CC010.005.245

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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