Turned Poplar Tall Post Bed with Acorn Finials
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
- Date / Time :
- August 04, 2017 12:00PM
Turned Poplar Tall Post Bed with Acorn Finials, probably Piedmont, Virginia, c. 1815-35, four elaborately turned posts joined by rails, a shaped headboard, a similarly turned foot rail, and an arched tester, post ht. 78 in.
Provenance: Purchased by the consignor's grandfather in 1929, out of a house owned by the family of Cletus Lamb (of Moss Hill, Virginia) according to a note written by the United States Department of the Interior. The house was reportedly used by Stonewall Jackson during the Civil War in the winter of 1862-63.
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