Four poster early bed with canopy from the Caswell County North Carolina, Pittsylvania County Virginia area. Made in the 1820 - 1830 era. Everything is as it should be. A great rural four poster bed. Turnings exemplify good form and balance. This bed is the real deal, bold, right, desirable. Empire style massive walnut octagonal posts with octagonal roll atop the solid slab one board tulip poplar head board. A mix of woods is customary.
Measurements: Width outside to outside 59.5"; Height 89.25"; Floor to top of side rail is 26.625; Floor to bottom of side rail 22.85"; Post diameter 4.75"; Rail length 70.5"; Rail 3.5" Square ( + - .25" ); Headboard slab is 21.75 inches tall.
This is a fine bed. The price shown is an as is price. There are no breaks, no old repairs, just normal usage to the surfaces. If you wish to have us polish it up please call and we can discuss your options.
The canopy is mahogany, has been with the bed for decades, but it is not original to the bed. Octagon posts. Headboard octagon crest with tulip turning on each end.. A classic!
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