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"Bed with Canopy"

CC010.001.011.020.001 (RS234971)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed with Canopy" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Half-tester double bed has headboard with arched broken pediment crest rail, carved rosettes and volutes, and carved basket of foliage and garlands below crest; rectangular footboard with recessed panel; inlay stringing on footboard and side rails; square rear posts which are carved or reeded below headboard and plain above; reeded round front posts with pineapple finials; short vasiform turned front feet with ring turnings; and half-tester frame attached to rear posts. Half-tester is rectangular with semi-elliptical front and flat top and is shown with fabric valance, head curtain and two side curtains. Title, design notes, "Mrs. Franklin MacVeagh" and "Det Oct 13 - 1903 R. B." are handwritten on drawing.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1903-10-13
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (11 x 7 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
11 x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304371
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.020.001

Record details

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

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