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Four Poster Bed

Attributed to: Robert Mitchell Furniture Company (American, 1836 - 1940)

Date: c. 1920
Medium: mahogany with pine and metal
Dimensions:
60 x 64 x 85 inches (152.4 x 162.6 x 215.9 cm)
Classification: Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1978
Object number: 61.900.77
Hugh Lenox Scott Appraisal: 63
Accession Number: 1978.44
DescriptionPart of suite of furniture; four hand carved bedposts; carved melon ball finials; tapered posts with carved long acanthus leaves over ring turnings; lower section is squared tapering to ring turnings; carved fan of feathers design in center with scrolls on each side on crestrail; floating quarter-matched mahogany veneer on headboard; back is completely finished; side rails are veneered pine fastened with concealed bolts.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 18, 1978 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 124 entry 4.
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