SUPERB EARLY 1800s SHERATON TALL BACK 4 POSTER BED

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PRESENTING A SUPERB EARLY 1800s SHERATON TALL BACK 4 POSTER BED This wonderful early 4 Poster bed features Massive 4 inch Thick turned Finial Corner Posts & WIDE Sheraton center panels. It was originally a Rope Bed back in the early to mid 1800s & was modified (rope pegs removed) to fit a more modern mattress. The corner posts are all Hand Turned with regal, large diameter Finial tops. T is a charming, chippy shabby Antique Green paint over what I believe is Solid Maple or Cherry. T may even be Birdseye Maple panels underneath the paint, I do not know the exact species but this style & age bed often featured these & other quality hardwoods. It is Solid & Sturdy with hand-cut Mortise & Tenon Joinery, all Hand Pegged . The Sheraton style Wide Plank head board is made from a Huge 2 foot wide, old growth plank. Both panels have Curled top crests. The Bed Rails are solid & sturdy with tenon ends that fit into Mortised slots on the corner posts. They currently have metal angle brackets to attatch to posts & can also get the old style bed bolts from various suppliers including . This bed Measures 53 inches wide with a 57 inches high Headboard, 54 inches high Footboard & is 81 inches long overall. We welcome you to view our other auctions, featuring great finds from local estates and travels far

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