"Bed of Maple with Painted Decoration"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304302

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Description

Design drawing titled "Bed of Maple with Painted Decoration" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double bed has tri-partite shaped headboard and footboard with caning; central wood splats with Prince of Wales feather motif atop an elongated tapered vase; four square posts with turned finials; and short tapered square legs with block feet terminating in casters. Neoclassical-style painted motifs on headboard and footboard include bellflowers, foliate garlands, and bows.Title, design notes, "14106" and "14174" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
double beds
caning
Neoclassical
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.016.001

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