"Two Single Beds of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304287

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Description

Design drawing titled "Two Single Beds of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Two beds are shown; right one is badly faded. Each bed has shaped headboard with straight crest rail and scrolled ends and turned finials; four posts with elongated pineapple finials on turned bases; and carved vasiform turned feet terminating in casters. Top half of bedposts have heavy spiral turning; bottom half is square with chamfered edges. Title, design notes, "Mr. Ginn" and "See 1051" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
twin beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.008.001

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