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"Single Bed of Cherry (Painted) Made for C. Vanderbilt"

CC010.001.011.002.003 (RS234989)

Description

Design drawing titled "Single Bed of Cherry (Painted) Made for C. Vanderbilt" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style bed has rectangular headboard and lower footboard with curved top corners and recessed panels with molded trim; carved central medallion and garland atop headboard; shaped skirt on footboard with painted basket motif; narrow side rails with shaped lower edge; four square posts with turned cup finials; and four scrolled legs terminating in ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "11488, " "Order 27917 Chambers 5 & 6" andd "J. B. W. Feb - 20 - 1907" are handwritten on drawing.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1907-02-20
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/2 x 13 inches)
Dimensions
4 1/2x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304276
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.002.003

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)
twin beds
Material Type
sketches

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