Sun, Jan 14, 2018 11:00AM EST - Mon, Jan 15, 2018 11:00AM EST
made by the same hand as lots 138 and 139, pierce-carved head and foot boards, carved tall posts, side rails with metal brackets to support box spring. 60"h; 57.5"w; 82"long (full size), Piece of urn missing on post where headboard meets post; spaces below top of post where tester attached.
Also found in the attic.
Descended through the Brown/Slocum family of Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI.
Harold Brown, descendent of John and Moses Brown, commissioned a summer mansion on Bellevue Ave, Newport RI to be built in the late 19th c. This was adjacent to his parent’s mansion. See: Furniture from British India and Ceylon, min Jaffer, pgs. 130-142
With bed wrench and five bolts. Tester missing.