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Description
late 19th/ early 20th century; after a design by Thomas Sheraton originating in 1793, described by him as "a summer bed in two compartments" having full pagoda carved canopy with archway crested by a figure; each mattress 79 x 35 in.
h. 86 w. 101 D. approx. 85 in.

The bedstead shown in a newspaper c. 1920's, in the home of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas (Tom) Yawkey of New York (Industialist, Philanthropist, and former owner of the Boston Red Sox)

See also:
The Cabinet-Maker's & Upholsterers Guide..., Plate No. 46

This item can only be viewed by appointment, winning bidder will be required to coordinate collection from the items' current location in Wilton, CT

Provenance: descended through the family of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas (Tom) Yawkey of New York (Industialist, Philanthropist, and former owner of Boston Red Sox for 44 yrs.)
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SHERATON STYLE CARVED & POLYCHROME TWIN BEDSTEAD

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Mar 29, 2020
Starting Price $2,400
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