Mahogany Day Bed
Panelled ends of unusual design incorporating flush folding flaps to both ends, the purpose of which is unclear, they are all made with fold over brass hinges. The flaps in the 'up' position are supported by mahogany brackets which screw into place. The seat is newly upholstered in blue ticking, the front side it is finished to the mahogany rail, the reverse is over stuffed around the rail. Stands on square tapering legs and spade feet, the legs are reinforced with metal brackets.
A British 19th century abnormality of practical form
77-90cm H, 198cm W, 72cm D.
Condition: The whole is of good solid construction and rather heavy with the metal brackets, there are signs of previous alterations to the construction. The upholstery is new.