February 08, 2020 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Charleston Federal Mahogany Tall Post Bed

circa 1810, posts with ring turned foot and urn and waterleaf carved sheath, necking and capital, figured mahogany cornice with ring turned upper molding and crotch mahogany tablets, cornice retains some original hanging system elements for bed curtains, 98-1/2 x 79 x 63 in.

Note: See Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture, #293 for a similar bed. See Rauschenberg and Bivens, The Furniture of Charleston, NB-27 for a bed with a similar reeded urn and carved necking and further information relating that bed and the bed at Yale.

Provenance:Private Charleston Collection

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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