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Object ID # 1977.030.014
Object Name Bed
Title Brass Bedstead
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date Late 19th-c? Early 20th?
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1910
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Brass bedstead and springs. It is on castors. The tops of the four posts have round shaped, somewhat flattish finials. The headboard is higher than the footboard, but each has a similar design of five brass spindles, with the inner three spindles shorter, with a rectangular open area above them. There is some lettering on the frame (not visible when the mattress is in place).
Makers mark There is lettering on the footboard's metal area.
Provenance Unknown manufacturer. Owned by Theresa (neé Elliott) and Ralph Sutton. Passed to their daughter, Ruby Mae Cashore (neé Sutton) and her husband, Colin Cashore who used it.
Collection Furniture, 19th-c Collection
Material Brass/Metal
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Cashore, Colin
Function A bed that can accommodate two persons.