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Sleigh bed

Object Number: 
1952.385
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Rosewood, rosewood veneer, satinwood; oak
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 1/2 x 83 1/2 x 32 1/2 in. ( 90.2 x 212.1 x 82.6 cm )
Description: 
Rosewood and rosewood veneer sleigh bed with satinwood inlay; single bed with identical head- and footboards topped by curved and rounded rails; finished on one side only with five molded panels (one long rectangular panel between four square panels) above indented base; top rails of headboard and footboard, front stiles, alternate front panels, and baseboard inlaid with scrolling floral pattern; front bracket feet and rear block feet; raised on casters attached to lower side rails (one pair on either side).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of A. E. Gallatin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group