"Canopy Bed of Mahogany"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1914, undated

GUSN

GUSN-304403

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Description

Design drawing titled "Canopy Bed of Mahogany" is rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of a bed is shown; detail drawing of post is also shown. Double tester bed has straight headboard with cut-out corners and rounded ears; posts with urn finials, reeded vasiform upper section, medial turned baluster, and rectangular lower section; turned vasiform feet terminating in casters; and arched tester attached to posts. Title and "A" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
tester beds
double beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (9 1/2 x 11 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.027.001

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