"Double Bed of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304292

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Description

Design drawing titled "Double Bed of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double bed has headboard with straight reeded crest rail and concave top corners; footboard with scrolled crest rail and rectangular recessed panel; deep side rails; posts with vasiform turned upper section, reeded turned vasiform middle, and rounded reeded lower section; acorn finials; and short turned ovoid feet with ring turnings terminating in casters. TItle and "Det. #12389" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
double beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 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

CC010.001.011.010.001

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