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"Canopy Bed of Mahogany"

CC010.001.011.027.001 (RS234943)

Description

Design drawing titled "Canopy Bed of Mahogany" is rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of a bed is shown; detail drawing of post is also shown. Double tester bed has straight headboard with cut-out corners and rounded ears; posts with urn finials, reeded vasiform upper section, medial turned baluster, and rectangular lower section; turned vasiform feet terminating in casters; and arched tester attached to posts. Title and "A" 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 (9 1/2 x 11 inches)
Dimensions
9 1/2x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304403
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.027.001

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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