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Design drawing titled "Four Post Bed of Mahogany and Maple" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Neoclassical-style tester bed has arched headboard with carved basket of fruit at center top of molded crest rail; rectangular footboard; recessed white mahogany burl panels with ebony molding on headboard and footboard; posts with turned and carved upper reeded vasiform sections, middle reeded cylinders, and long rectangular bases; urn finials; short tapered reeded legs terminating in casters; and tester frame attached to posts. Tester has flat top and cornice with white mahogany burl egg-and-dart molding. Title, design notes and "11559" are handwritten on drawing.
1 design drawing in pencil (10 3/4 x 6 inches)
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)