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"Bed of Maple with Painted Decoration"

CC010.001.011.016.001 (RS234925)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed of Maple with Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double bed has tri-partite shaped headboard and footboard with caning; central wood splats with Prince of Wales feather motif atop an elongated tapered vase; four square posts with turned finials; and short tapered square legs with block feet terminating in casters. Neoclassical-style painted motifs on headboard and footboard include bellflowers, foliate garlands, and bows.Title, design notes, "14106" and "14174" are handwritten on drawing.

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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 (8 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304302
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.016.001

Record details

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

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