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Tester Bed

CC010.001.011.020.002 (RS234947)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double tester bed has headboard and footboard with double arched crest rail terminating in carved rosettes; four posts with turned vasiform upper section and reeded lower section; carved cylindrical middle section on front posts; vasiform turned legs terminating in casters; and tester frame attached to posts. Tester has molded cornice and flat top and is shown with fabric valance, head curtain and two side curtains.

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 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304373
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.020.002

Record details

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

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