Tester bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-172459

Description

Mahogany four-post tester bed with two straight square posts and two reeded turned posts with inlay decoration. Painted white wood canopy with gilt trim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tester beds
sleeping and reclining furniture
mahogany (wood)
inlay (process)
Federal
Bed, Four-poster

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD284

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

97 1/2 x 56 1/2 x 76 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2182