"Single Bed of Cherry (Painted) Made for C. Vanderbilt"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1907-02-20

GUSN

GUSN-304276

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Description

Design drawing titled "Single Bed of Cherry (Painted) Made for C. Vanderbilt" rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Neoclassical-style bed has rectangular headboard and lower footboard with curved top corners and recessed panels with molded trim; carved central medallion and garland atop headboard; shaped skirt on footboard with painted basket motif; narrow side rails with shaped lower edge; four square posts with turned cup finials; and four scrolled legs terminating in ovoid feet. Title, design notes, "11488, " "Order 27917 Chambers 5 & 6" andd "J. B. W. Feb - 20 - 1907" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
twin beds
Neoclassical
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (4 1/2 x 13 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.002.003

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

sketches

Other People

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942\n

Description Level

Item