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1969.568 (RS104064)

Description

Rectangular form; four posts surmounted by cornice painted green; gilt decoration of grapes and wheat motif with bow and arrow; footposts: reeded columns descend from cornice; leaf carved inverted cups surmounting vase shaped reeded section; short fluted drum section below; square foot posts with inlay of birch around brass bolt caps; reeded lower section surmounting ball feet; headposts: uncarved tapering columns; simple headboard.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Seymour, John (Cabinetmaker)
Attributed to Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848 (Cabinetmaker)
Date
1795-1805
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
birch (wood)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
satinwood (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BED
beds (furniture)
Birch
birch (wood)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
satinwood (wood)
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
97 1/2 x 62 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.568
Credit Line
Estate of Anna Wigglesworth Chase
GUSN
47878
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