"Mahog. 4 Post Bed"

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1901-06-26

GUSN

GUSN-304406

Description

Design drawing titled "Mahog. 4 Post Bed" is rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view of a bed is shown. Double tester bed has straight headboard and footboard with rounded corners and two recessed panels; posts with reeded vasiform upper section with carved acanthus leaves at base, a center section with carved inverted cup turnings and an elongated ovoid form with carved tracery, and a rectangular lower section; turned and reeded vasiform feet terminating in casters; and a tester frame attached to posts. Tester has a flat top and a cornice with dentil molding and is shown with a fabric valence. Not all details are fully executed in drawing. Title, numerous design notes, and "Raymond Hoagland / N. Y. order No. 13366" are handwritten on drawing. Stamped on drawing is "June 26 1901."

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
tester beds
double beds
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (11 3/8 x 10 1/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.011.028.001

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