Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1805

GUSN

GUSN-47878

Description

Rectangular form; four posts surmounted by cornice painted green; gilt decoration of grapes and wheat motif with bow and arrow; footposts: reeded columns descend from cornice; leaf carved inverted cups surmounting vase shaped reeded section; short fluted drum section below; square foot posts with inlay of birch around brass bolt caps; reeded lower section surmounting ball feet; headposts: uncarved tapering columns; simple headboard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
birch (wood)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Birch
BED

Maker

Attributed to Seymour, John (Cabinetmaker)
Attributed to Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848 (Cabinetmaker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Dimensions

97 1/2 x 62 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Anna Wigglesworth Chase

Accession Number

1969.568

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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