Lot 1360
English Chippendale Carved Mahogany Tall Post Tester Bed
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
1770s, multi-part form, three-sided cove molded cornice above a frieze with applied Chinese Chippendale fretwork within upper and lower molding, above a wrought iron curtain rail, finely turned foot posts feature upper trumpet with rosettes above a stop fluted tapered shaft above an acanthus carved urn, above a block foot, now missing marlborough caps, plain square tapered head posts, four horizontal oak rails, on casters. Will require custom mattress with cut corners.

90 x 59 x 80 in. Bottom of foot rail to floor 11.75 in.

Private Collection, Richmond, Virginia

Very stable and useable; ready to accommodate a custom Queen size mattress and boxspring.

Missing marlborough caps to all feet; replaced headboard; cut, patch, and tip to top twelve inches of each headboard post; some molding and minor fret loss to upper right side of cornice by right headboard post.

$3,000 - 5,000