Bed

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7750

Description

Sheraton style. Four heavy ring turned legs resting on bulbous feet. Block turning at join with side rails. Applied molding follows contour of block on foot posts on outer sides. Foot posts with ring turning, swelled reeding and mushroom turning terminating at tester frame. Simple headposts taper to mushroom turning or finial. Arched serpentine tester frame painted white, with four medial rectangular stretchers. Hinged at top center. Headboard and footboard have scrolled corners with C-shaped cut-out sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
mahogany (wood)
Sheraton
Mahogany
Sheraton
BED

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

85.5 x 42.125 x 77.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.768