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"Bed of French Walnut Made for C. Vanderbilt"

CC010.001.011.002.002 (RS234990)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed of French Walnut Made for C. Vanderbilt" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style bed has rectangular headboard and footboard; narrow side rails; four fluted posts with acorn finials atop rosette-carved blocks; and four tapered fluted legs terminating in cuffed feet. Headboard and lower footboard both have rectangular recessed panels with molding trim and indented corners with carved square folaite medallions. Title, design notes, "Chamber #10," "11483" and "J. B. W. Feb. 19 - 1907" are handwritten on drawing.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-02-19
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 5/8x 12 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304275
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.002.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Other People
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Descriptive Terms
Neoclassical
beds (furniture)
Material Type
design drawings

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