"Bed of French Walnut Made for C. Vanderbilt"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1907-02-19

GUSN

GUSN-304275

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Description

Design drawing titled "Bed of French Walnut Made for C. Vanderbilt" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style bed has rectangular headboard and footboard; narrow side rails; four fluted posts with acorn finials atop rosette-carved blocks; and four tapered fluted legs terminating in cuffed feet. Headboard and lower footboard both have rectangular recessed panels with molding trim and indented corners with carved square folaite medallions. Title, design notes, "Chamber #10," "11483" and "J. B. W. Feb. 19 - 1907" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.002.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Other People

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942

Description Level

Item