"Bed of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304295

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double bed has headboard and footboard with scrolled crest rail; four posts with plain turned upper section, carved cup and acanthus leaf turning, and reeded lower section; and short vasiform turned legs terminating in casters. Title, design notes, and "B. M. Jones Boston" handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
double beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/4 x 8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.011.002

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