Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-25535

Description

Large round ball finials surmount ornately turned posts ending in small round turned feet. Headboard has shaped shoulders w/ large round crest rail w/ large knob turnings at each end. Rails stained red w/ iron fittings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
metal
wood (plant material)
Empire (style)
Unidentified Metal
Empire
BED

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

47.25 x 58.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.48