Sleigh Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1835

GUSN

GUSN-69987

Description

Sleigh or French Bed. Mahogany and mahogany veneer. French brass or ormolu mounts. Original maple casters, cherry supports screwed to side rails to support bed frame. Rectangular headboard and footboard; flanked by four half columns with gilded capitals on each side of headboard and footboard; one concave side; one straight side. Rests on turned feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sleigh beds
sleeping and reclining furniture
cherry (wood)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
gilt bronze
veneering
cherry (wood)
Empire (style)
maple (wood)
vines
Mahogany
Maple
Cherry
Ormolu
Veneered
Empire
Vine
BED, SLEIGH

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Vose, Isaac, Sr., 1767-1823 (Cabinetmaker)
Vose, Isaac, Jr., 1794-1872 (Cabinetmaker)

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

41 x 69 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3260

Places

Massachusetts (United States)