Digital Commonwealth

Low-post Bed

Item Information

Title:
Low-post Bed
Description:
Low-post bed, twin-sized. Maple. One of a pair. Headboard comprised of cut-out scroll ears between turned and carved posts with ball finials. Footboard has similar posts with turned foot rail above mattress level; plain board side rails and secondary foot rail. Metal plate under headboard rail marked "C.B. Swift and Company, 16 Charles St., Boston, Mass."
Maker:
C. B. Swift and Company
Date:
1950–1970
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
maple (wood)
low-post beds
sleeping and reclining furniture
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Federal
maple (wood)
reproductions
Maple
Reproduction
Places:
Massachusetts
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
45 1/3 in. x 39 1/8 in. x 81 in. (H x W x L)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.867.2
Identifier:
4766