"Two Single Beds of French Walnut and Gold"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1906-08-17

GUSN

GUSN-304266

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Description

Design drawing titled "Two Single Beds of French Walnut and Gold" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Two identical single beds are shown side by side. Each has tall headboard with concave corners at each end of straight crest rail; molded panel oN headboard; shorter footboard of same design; deep side rails; four round fluted posts with carved acorn finials atop square blocks with carved rosettes; carved acanthus leaves at base of posts followed by square blocks with carved rosettes; and four fluted cup turnings atop short tapered feet. Title, design notes, "7915" and "John D. Rockefeller Jr." are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "Aug - 17 - 1906."

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
twin beds
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.001.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Other People

Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

Description Level

Item