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Four Post Bed of Mahogany and Maple

CC010.001.011.023.001 (RS234928)

Description

Design drawing titled "Four Post Bed of Mahogany and Maple" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style tester bed has arched headboard with carved basket of fruit at center top of molded crest rail; rectangular footboard; recessed white mahogany burl panels with ebony molding on headboard and footboard; posts with turned and carved upper reeded vasiform sections, middle reeded cylinders, and long rectangular bases; urn finials; short tapered reeded legs terminating in casters; and tester frame attached to posts. Tester has flat top and cornice with white mahogany burl egg-and-dart molding. Title, design notes and "11559" 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 (10 3/4 x 6 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304385
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.023.001

Record details

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

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