Tulip Top Empire Bed in Tiger Maple Refitted to a Standard King, circa 1820 For Sale
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Tulip Top Empire Bed in Tiger Maple Refitted to a Standard King, circa 1820

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Tulip top Empire bed in Tiger maple refitted to a standard King with tri-paneled, chamfered roll back headboard, circa 1820. Original blanket rail salvaged and extended to fit. Provenance: North Shore Massachusetts Estate. Measures: 2" x 7" cross rails, 1" x 7" side rails. Fit and finished with the finest slow growth Tiger maple and bird's-eye maple consistent to the grain of the existing bed. Blanket rail was extended from the original bed. 68” head post, 58” foot post. This bed was resized from its original 3/4 size (last picture shows original bed) to accept a standard King mattress and box spring. Ideal box spring height is 7"-8", ideal mattress height is 10"-12". This will allow for a sleeping height between 28"-33".

Details

  • Of the Period
    American Empire
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1820
  • Dimensions
    H 68 in. x W 82 in. x D 88 in.H 172.72 cm x W 208.28 cm x D 223.52 cm
  • Seller Location
    Billerica, MA
  • Reference Number
    LU3704110851003
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