Side View of Bed

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304281

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Side view is shown. Empire-style bed has tall backboard and footboard; round columnar posts with round finials; wide side rail with concave curved top; S-curve brackets between skirt and base of posts. Carved, applied or painted ornamentation includes rosettes on finials; anthemions on tops of posts; and bellflowers and diamond motifs on side rail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
Neoclassical
Empire (style)
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.004.003

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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