Beds and Night Table

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304280

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Front view is shown. Drawing depicts two single beds flanking a night table. Each Empire-style bed has tall backboard and footboard with straight crest rails and skirts; round columnar posts; and S-curve brackets between skirt and base of posts. Carved, applied or painted ornamentation includes anthemions on tops of posts; foliate wreath with ribbons on footboards; and bellflowers and diamond motifs on skirts. Night table has overhanging top; one cabinet with round pull and right-hinged door; straight skirt; block feet; and carved, applied or painted bellfowers and foliage on stiles and frieze.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
twin beds
night tables
Neoclassical
Empire (style)
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 1/8 x 9 7/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.004.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item

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