"Double Bed"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304285

Description

Design drawing titled "Double Bed" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double bed has shaped headboard and footboard with curved crest rail and scrolled ends; deep side rails with curved ends on top; straight aprons; four reeded round posts with acorn finials on acanthus-carved vasiform turned supports; and short ovoid feet terminating in casters. Title, design notes, "A." and "Mrs. Counselman" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten next to finial is "This carving to suit Mrs. Bowditch."

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
double beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 1/8 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.007.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item