"Double Bed of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304288

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Description

Design drawing titled "Double Bed of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double bed has shaped headboard and footboard with straight crest rail and scrolled ends; round finials on ends of headboard; round reeded headposts with ring turning at headboard level; round footposts with foliate carved portion between reeded sections; elongated pineapple finials on turned bases; and turned bulb feet. Title and "Det. 11870" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

double beds
beds (furniture)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.008.002

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