Tester bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-307623

Description

Sheraton-style bed with arched canopy, turned front legs, turned and reeded back legs, stamped oval brass escutcheons and scrolled headboard. Originally with rope mattress support. Canopy hinged.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tester beds
wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
Bed
Bed, Canopy
Bed, Canopy

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Furniture; Sleeping & Reclining Furniture

Dimensions

85 1/2 x 42 x 78 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.411

Places

Possibly