Sheraton Tiger Maple Four Poster Bed

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In the Sheraton manner, a massive New England tiger maple tall post, double-sized bed for two. A fully original antique bed, it would be a travesty to alter the head and foot boards to queen or kingsize. The oversized acorn post top finials are non-detachable, as the bed was never intended for canopy usage. The matching scalloped head and foot boards stand 50 inches high to their complex turned pole stretchers; which attach to the head posts and foot posts. The four bed rails are drilled for roping. (The three black cast iron stationary cross-slats are of course 'later'.) Mattress and box-springs measuring 58" x 70" are accommodated. At a height of about 56 inches, each of the four posts has been cross-cut and screws and bolts have been internally installed to facilitate transport and assembly in period houses.
Of the Period
American Classical
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
c. 1840
19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
86 in. H x 79 in. W x 65 in. D
218 cm H x 201 cm W x 165 cm D
Dealer Location
Woodbury, CT
Number of Items
Reference Number
Antiquario Villas and Cottages
1023 Main St. S
Woodbury CT 06798
(877) 958-8027
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in Woodbury, CT
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