Double Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1936-1937

GUSN

GUSN-103384

Description

Bed, double size, having horizontally rectangular headboard, large continuous-bead molding of scrolls details the serpentine outline, and top center cartouche of foliate carving. Beneath center book-match burl graining. Lower footboard repeats the headboard detail, counterpart base molding, with free standing S-shaped foot post each side, molded and carved, which continues beneath bedrail as short cabriole legs having carved knees and leafage-carved pad feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sleeping and reclining furniture
BED

Inscription

Front of headboard: [paper label] "ITEM / NO. 530 / Mayflower" Reverse of headboard: [incomplete label] "ARP PROO / FURNITURE / INAW FURNITURE SHO" [in paint] "14811" [carved] "B 2 490 3 29" Reverse of footboard: [paper label] "ITEM / NO. 530 / Mayflower" Bedrail C: [paper label] "National Furniture Company / 612 Blue Hills Avenue / Dorchester, Mass." [paint] "1481" Bedrail D: [paint] "1481" (Paint and paper labels)

Additional Identification Number

3112

Related Items

Title 8 Accession Number 2007.17.1

Maker

Cole, Louis (Funiture maker)
National Furniture Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Dorchester, MA; Boston, MA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

47 in (A); 57 in (B) x 55 1/2 in (A&B) (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

2007.17.1A-D