"Bed of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1903-01-16

GUSN

GUSN-304362

Description

Design drawing titled "Bed of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double bed has headboard with serpentine crest rail with central carved angel surrounded by scrolls and foliate motifs; plain rectangular footboard; four square posts with carved foliate medallions at top and finials; shaped sides; and short square tapered feet with cuffs. Title, design notes. "J. W. Edwards" and "Det 16 Jan - 1903" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
double beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (6 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.017.001

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