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Bed Dog Sample Dolls Tester 4 Poster Upholstered Antiquarian Jacobean Style Oak

Bed Dog Sample Dolls Tester 4 Poster Upholstered Antiquarian Jacobean Style Oak

circa 1950
116.00cm high (45.67 inches high)
83.00cm wide (32.68 inches wide)
103.00cm deep (40.55 inches deep)
Description / Expertise
• Rare diminutive, Antiquarian, oak, tester or 4 poster, upholstered bed in the Baroque-style. Either intended as a cabinet maker’s sample or a dog or doll’s bed.
• Characterful and individual statement and conversation piece
• Traditionally upholstered in matching velvet damask and trimmings throughout, including inner pelmet and double sided headcurtain.
• Beautifully made and robust suitable for everyday use as a bed for small dogs
• Bertrand the wire-haired daschund is not included, he is full size. He loves this bed.

Traditionally upholstered in a printed velvet damask in tones of burgundy, blue and gold trimmed with matching braid and fringe. The underside of the tester upholstered in a burgundy damask and the inner pelmet matching the outer pelmet. The headcurtain is double-sided so the bed can be positioned centrally in a room. The mattress cushion is removeable.

The upholstered, detachable tester surmounted by a turned finial. The moulded cornice supported by fluted and turned front bedposts and shaped, triple moulded headboard and back posts. The siderails with three moulded panels. Probably c1950.

Measures: Tester length 103cm width 83cm height to top of finial 116cm
Bed length 89cm width 76cm height from cushion mattress to floor 30cm.

United Kingdom
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