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"One (1) Canopy Bed in Mrs. French's Room"

CC010.001.011.023.002 (RS234923)

Description

Design drawing titled "One (1) Canopy Bed in Mrs. French's Room" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style tester bed has headboard with cut-out scroll ears; front posts with turned vasiform upper sections and reeded columnar lower sections; rear posts with turned vasiform upper sections, cylndrical middle with carved acanthus leaves, and reeded columnar lower sections; short turned ovoid feet with cuffs; urn finials; and tester frame attached to posts. Tester has flat top and is shown with a fabric valance. Title, design notes, "For Mrs. L. Melville French" and "March 25 / 08" are handwritten on drawing.

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1908-03-25
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (8 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 5/8x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304390
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.023.002

Record details

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

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