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Beds and Night Table

CC010.001.011.004.002 (RS234986)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Drawing depicts two single beds flanking a night table. Each Empire-style bed has tall backboard and footboard with straight crest rails and skirts; round columnar posts; and S-curve brackets between skirt and base of posts. Carved, applied or painted ornamentation includes anthemions on tops of posts; foliate wreath with ribbons on footboards; and bellflowers and diamond motifs on skirts. Night table has overhanging top; one cabinet with round pull and right-hinged door; straight skirt; block feet; and carved, applied or painted bellfowers and foliage on stiles and frieze.

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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 ink (5 1/8 x 9 7/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/8x 9 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304280
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.004.002

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Empire (style)
Neoclassical
beds (furniture)
night tables
twin beds
Material Type
design drawings
Related Items
Side View of Bed — Similar design with exception of finial.

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