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Tester Bed

CC010.001.011.024.002 (RS234979)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Front view of a bed is shown. Neoclassical-style tester bed has double-curved headboard and footboard with cut-out corners and scroll ears; posts with carved inverted cup above plain tapered columnar upper section, medial section with carved acanthus leaves and reeding; and reeded columnar lower section; carved inverted cup turning above short ovoid turned feet with cuffs terminating in casters; and tester frame attached to posts. Tester is shown with fabric valance and has flat top and molded cornice with dentil molding at bottom edge.

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 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
10x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304392
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.024.002

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
sketches

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