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Low-post bed, twin-sized. Maple. One of a pair. Headboard comprised of cut-out scroll ears between turned and carved posts with ball finials. Footboard has similar posts with turned foot rail above mattress level; plain board side rails and secondary foot rail. Metal plate under headboard rail marked "C.B. Swift and Company, 16 Charles St., Boston, Mass."
sleeping and reclining furniture
Both bedsteads are stamped with parts numbers ""3417"" on headboard rail, etc.; both with metal plate under headboard rail marked ""C.B. Swift and Company, 16 Charles St., Boston, Mass.""
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),
Probably C. B. Swift and Company (Maker)
Boston, MA, USA
45 1/3 x 39 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Massachusetts (United States)