Luxury Design, Past & Present
A fine example of a cast iron half tester bed finished in white. The ornate iron work on the panel decoration is typical of the era, as are the four tapered posts. The tall back posts support a half round canopy, from which drapes can be suspended. Circa 1880.
This bed accepts a British King Size or American Queen Size mattress.
The bed dimensions are:
Absolute width: 60 in (153 cm).
Absolute length: 85 in (216 cm) - can be lengthened
Width of base and mattress: 60 in (150 cm).
Length of base and mattress: 78 in (200 cm) - can be lengthened
Height of mattress from floor in photograph: 30 in (76 cm).
Height of foot panel: 46 in (117 cm).
Height of head panel: 56 in (142 cm).
Height of canopy: 89.5 in (228 cm).
The price is for the bedstead frame alone. The base, mattress and bedding shown in the photograph are extra and can be provided by Seventh Heaven
Seventh Heaven deal in genuine antique beds of all styles and sizes in metal and wood. We also specialise in bed bases and mattresses suitable for antique beds and luxury bedding, bedlinen and bedspreads to complement the bed.
This bed is on display in our large showrooms in Chirk Mill, on the North Wales border an hour from Birmingham, Manchester or Liverpool in the UK. We are open 7 days a week for visiting and for telephoning/e-mailing.
Please see our website for our full range of antique beds along with furniture, mattresses, bases, bedding and linen.