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"Mahog. 4 Post Bed"

CC010.001.011.028.001 (RS234952)

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahog. 4 Post Bed" is rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of a bed is shown. Double tester bed has straight headboard and footboard with rounded corners and two recessed panels; posts with reeded vasiform upper section with carved acanthus leaves at base, a center section with carved inverted cup turnings and an elongated ovoid form with carved tracery, and a rectangular lower section; turned and reeded vasiform feet terminating in casters; and a tester frame attached to posts. Tester has a flat top and a cornice with dentil molding and is shown with a fabric valence. Not all details are fully executed in drawing. Title, numerous design notes, and "Raymond Hoagland / N. Y. order No. 13366" are handwritten on drawing. Stamped on drawing is "June 26 1901."

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Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1901-06-26
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (11 3/8 x 10 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
11 3/8x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
304406
Reference Code
CC010.001.011.028.001

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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