Bedsteads

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A Norfolk, Virginia Classical mahogany four-post bedstead, circa 1815-1820, with sublime proportions. The bed contains an interesting amalgamation of carved and design elements from a number of southern middle-Atlantic states. The foot is distinctly Philadelphia in it’s form, as are the … Continue reading

An excellent American Federal mahogany four-poster bedstead from New York City, possibly Duncan Phyfe, circa 1810-1820 (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) NOTES/ABSTRACT: Two basic types of bedsteads were available to the American consumer in the Neoclassical … Continue reading

An excellent American Federal mahogany bedstead, likely New York, circa 1790-1810, with fluted foot-rails, the original wheeled casters, stamped brass bed-bolt covers, and headboard, with a dark and old finish. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) CONDITION: … Continue reading

An American Federal mahogany tall post bedstead, from Philadelphia or Baltimore, circa 1815 with a distinct New York Federal influence on the four carved posts. Each mid-post has a carved swag typically found on finer Philadelphia beds of the Neoclassical … Continue reading

A Virginia, most likely Norfolk,  late Neo-Classical mahogany four post bed, circa 1815-1820, acquired directly from an Eastern, North Carolina collection, with sublime proportions. The bedstead has a North Carolina history. The bed contains an interesting amalgamation of carved and design elements … Continue reading

An exceptionally fine Charleston, South Carolina mahogany Neoclassical mahogany and inlaid “Rice” bedstead  made in a manner associated with the Charleston Scottish cabinetmaker, William Walker (active 1799-1811) (For a larger image, simply click on the photograph) DIMENSIONS: Height:102″, Width: 63″, Length: 80 1/2″. … Continue reading

A superior example of an American Federal “Field” Bedstead from the first two decades on the early nineteenth century. Although the general form of this bed is normative for New England’s early Classical classical period, this graceful example emphatically eclipses many … Continue reading

An excellent American Federal Mahogany four-poster bedstead from New York City, circa 1815-1825 Two basic types of bedsteads were available to the American consumer in the Neoclassic period (1785-1820). The first was a “low -post” bed. These were fairly common … Continue reading