Tester Bed

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304373

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Double tester bed has headboard and footboard with double arched crest rail terminating in carved rosettes; four posts with turned vasiform upper section and reeded lower section; carved cylindrical middle section on front posts; vasiform turned legs terminating in casters; and tester frame attached to posts. Tester has molded cornice and flat top and is shown with fabric valance, head curtain and two side curtains.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
double beds
tester beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (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

CC010.001.011.020.002

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