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"Double Bed"

CC010.001.011.007.001 (RS234969)

Description

Design drawing titled "Double Bed" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double bed has shaped headboard and footboard with curved crest rail and scrolled ends; deep side rails with curved ends on top; straight aprons; four reeded round posts with acorn finials on acanthus-carved vasiform turned supports; and short ovoid feet terminating in casters. Title, design notes, "A." and "Mrs. Counselman" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten next to finial is "This carving to suit Mrs. Bowditch."

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 (7 1/8 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 1/8x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304285
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.007.001

Record details

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

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