A Marble-top Dressing Table
late 19th century
A marble-top dressing table (American, late 19th century) designed by Ogden Codman, Jr. (American, 1863-1951) and attributed to the manufacturer A. H. Davenport Co., Boston and East Cambridge, MA. The table has a mottled grey marble top with a shallow upper shelf. The front apron has two drawers on either end fitted with foliate drop handles and is decorated at center with a carved oval cartouche surrounded by scrolling leaves and branches. The apron corners are fluted and lead to four block tapered legs carved along the bottom with acanthus leaves. The legs are joined by a curved “Y” stretcher decorated at center with a raised shell flaked by foliate scrolls.
39" x 48" x 24"
Gift of the Estate of Countess László Széchényi.
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