The DEEP SIDE RAILS ARE ALSO BEAUTIFULLY CARVED. THERE is so MUCH DETAIL it is DIFFICULT to FIND the WORDS to DESCRIBE. THIS BED is CONSTRUCTED WITH SOLID HARDWOOD WHICH APPEARS to be WALNUT. IT ALSO HAS an INTRICATE and UNUSUAL WAY of MOUNTING the SIDE RAILS (see photos).THIS BED is VERY STRUDY WHEN ASSEMBLED. THE THICK RAILS are 76" LONG and THERE is a SPAN of 54" BETWEEN THEM FROM CENTER to CENTER of WHERE THEY JOIN THE HEAD and FOOT BOARDS. IT WILL ACCEPT a STANDARD FULL SIZE MATTRESS and BOXSPRINGS. THE CENTER of the HEADBOARD is 58 in HEIGHT. THE FOOTBOARD is 33 1/2 HIGH.
THE SIDE RAILS WERE MADE for the BED SET to SIT LOW to the FLOOR. AT SOME TIME SOME EXTRA WOOD was ATTCHED to the RAILS to RAISE the HEIGHT of the BED SET (they can be removed if desired). THIS is VERY OLD BED and HAS a LOT of HISTORY.
I HAVE OTHER ANTIQUE BEDS LISTED: A CIVIL WAR ERA HAND HEWN & PEGGED ROOFTOP and a SPINDLE ROPE BED FROM EAST TENNESSEE. ALL of THESE BEDS are TRUE ANTIQUES and Would be Worth a Trip to Furnish a Bed & Breakfast for Example.You Can Pick the Bed Up at a Reduced Price. The item "Stunning European Early Antique French Walnut Carved High Back Bed from France" is in sale since Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Beds & Bedroom Sets\1800-1899". The seller is "rokitoptn" and is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.