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Double Tester Bed

CC010.001.011.025.002 (RS234963)

Description

Untitled design drawing is rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of a bed is shown. Double tester bed has arched headboard with cut-out corners, scroll ears, and painted or carved flowers and garland; rectangular footboard with cut-out corners, scroll ears, and rectangular recessed panel; posts with plain upper section above carved acanthus leaves and rectangular blocks with carved rosettes; carved inverted cup turning above tapered square feet with cuffs which terminate in casters; finials with acorns above inverted cup turnings; and tester frame attached top posts. Tester has flat top; cornice wth large convex curved ends and carved central plaques; and carved rectangular blocks at corners. Bed is shown with head cloth, side curtains and shaped valence.

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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 11 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
10 3/4x 11 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304396
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.025.002

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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