Lot 766

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American Late Classical Mahogany Four-Post Bed

second quarter 19th century, the scrolled headboard joined by carved posts with spiraling acanthus leaves, woven baskets and pineapple finials, the rails lengthened to accommodate a queen-size mattress.
h. 95", inside w. 53-1/2", l. 81", outside w. 60", l. 89"

    Dimensions:
  • h. 95", inside w. 53-1/2", l. 81", outside w. 60", l. 89"
  • Condition:
  • **In very good condition. Minor chips to the headboard posts (around the mortises where the headboard panel slips in). Some of the tongues have been repaired to the rails. There are scattered old, inactive worm holes to the rails. The bolts tighten up snugly. There is no wiggle or looseness to the posts. Very well carved with crisp details. Appears to retain its original rich, dark finish and a pleasing overall patina.

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by New Orleans Auction Galleries
December 12, 2021 10:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, US

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$0 $49 $5
$50 $99 $10
$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $200
$5,000 $9,999 $250
$10,000 $14,999 $500
$15,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,000
$50,000 + $5,000