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"Two Single Beds of French Walnut and Gold"

CC010.001.011.001.001 (RS234954)

Description

Design drawing titled "Two Single Beds of French Walnut and Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Two identical single beds are shown side by side. Each has tall headboard with concave corners at each end of straight crest rail; molded panel oN headboard; shorter footboard of same design; deep side rails; four round fluted posts with carved acorn finials atop square blocks with carved rosettes; carved acanthus leaves at base of posts followed by square blocks with carved rosettes; and four fluted cup turnings atop short tapered feet. Title, design notes, "7915" and "John D. Rockefeller Jr." are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "Aug - 17 - 1906."

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1906-08-17
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304266
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.001.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
beds (furniture)
twin beds
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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