Lot 445
New England Tall Post Tiger Maple Tester Bed
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 19th century, each post with ring, urn and baluster turnings, headboard with arched cornice and two raised horizontal panels.

92.5 x 66 x 80.5 in., interior 59 x 73 in., top of rail height 21 in.

Estate of the Late Richard Rivoire of Charles County, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina. A noted historical architect, J. Richard Rivoire was a native of Charles County, Maryland and the first to do extensive documentation of historic structures in that county. He moved to Raleigh in 2005 and was actively engaged in the research and documenting of historic structure in this region.

Tester likely later; right headboard panel with dark mark; interior head-board and foot-board rails with later boards; some later bolts.

$800 - 1,200