Four-poster bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1840

GUSN

GUSN-25948

Description

Tester bed w/ new tester frame. Posts at foot of bed have block feet and tapered, reeded columns culminating in ring turnings and baluster shape. Square, tapered head posts. Headboard is rectangular w/ sloped shoulders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

high-post beds
sleeping and reclining furniture
wood (plant material)
BED, FOUR-POSTER

Associated Building

Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

82.5 x 57.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Accession Number

1955.286