"Single Bed of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1906-10-25

GUSN

GUSN-304286

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Description

Design drawing titled "Single Bed of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Drawing depicts two beds. Each single bed has shaped headboard and footboard with straight crest rail and scrolled ends; four square chamfered posts with elongated pineapple finials on turned bases; and carved vasiform turned feet terminating in casters. Title, design notes, "Det. 251" and "J. B. Richmond 45531" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is the following: "Sent to factory Aug 27 - 1904 / Traced for " [factory] Oct 25,1906 H. E. B. / for J. B. R."

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
twin beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 10 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.007.002

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