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"Bed of Mahogany"

CC010.001.011.004.001 (RS234941)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Rococo Revival-style bed has tall arched headboard with scrolled ends; footboard with straight crest rail, scrolled sides, and curving shaped skirt; side rails with shaped top edge; and short scrolled feet. Carved ornamentation includes: central carved shell at top of headboard and footboard; carved shell on footboard skirt; and acanthus leaves and other foliage throughout. Title, design notes, "5653" and "11509" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "Made of Sabricue for Mr. Taylor."

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (6 x 14 inches)
Dimensions
6x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304279
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.004.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Rococo Revival
beds (furniture)
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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