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Lot 0906
American Federal Mahogany Four-Post Bed

first quarter 19th century and later, the turned and reeded posts with acanthus-carved details, the paneled headboard with a peaked crest and acanthus-carved motifs.
h. 95", inside w. 54", l. 72", outside w. 67", l. 82"


In good "as found" condition. The piece exhibits normal wear, abrasions and indications of age and use. The bed has been refinished/polished at some time. Retains old bolts. Four carved bolt covers are missing. The tester frame appears to be later. Its finish is light/thin or lifted. It needs to be reglued at all joints. The flat back board connecting the back side above the headposts is absent. There is no interior tester upholstery. Width to the outside of the side rails is 63". Length from the headboard to the outside of the foot rail is approx 78".

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American Federal Mahogany Four-Post Bed

Estimate $800 - $1,200Jul 29, 2018