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Sleigh Bed

1969.3260 (RS119382)

Description

Sleigh or French Bed. Mahogany and mahogany veneer. French brass or ormolu mounts. Original maple casters, cherry supports screwed to side rails to support bed frame. Rectangular headboard and footboard; flanked by four half columns with gilded capitals on each side of headboard and footboard; one concave side; one straight side. Rests on turned feet.

Details

Maker
Vose, Isaac, Sr., 1767-1823 (Cabinetmaker)
Vose, Isaac, Jr., 1794-1872 (Cabinetmaker)
Date
1820-1835
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cherry (wood)
gilt bronze
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
veneering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BED, SLEIGH
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Empire
Empire (style)
gilt bronze
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Ormolu
sleeping and reclining furniture
sleigh beds
Veneered
veneering
Vine
vines
People and organizations
Codman, Charles Russell, 1784-1852
Codman, Ogden, 1839-1904
Dimensions
41 x 69 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3260
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
69987

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