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Ball & Claw Bed

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Ball & Claw Bed

The original of this bed is owned by the Rhode Island School of Design and is attributable to the reowned Goddard and Townsend workshops. The feet are a well defined Newport style of carving and the posts are turned and tapered with several ring elements throughout. The characteristic of ''stop fluting'' is a regional feature. The dimensional size at the post is 2 7/8'' square with a post height of 79 1/2''

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Ball & Claw Bed

The original of this bed is owned by the Rhode Island School of Design and is attributable to the reowned Goddard and Townsend workshops. The feet are a well defined Newport style of carving and the posts are turned and tapered with several ring elements throughout. The characteristic of ”stop fluting” is a regional feature. The dimensional size at the post is 2 7/8” square with a post height of 79 1/2”

Bed Stand Features :

  • Ball & Claw Feet with cabriole legs on the foot posts
  • ”Stop Fluted” footspots
  • The headposts have square bases
  • The rails are maple and are 2/12” wide and 4 1/4” tall. There is also a 3/8” quarter round bead cut into the two outside faces for the rails
  • The rail height above the floor is 17 1/2”. Due to the leg design this is fixed
  • 6” Long bed irons
  • Available in Mahogany

Ball & Claw Bed Options:

  • ”Stop Fluting” cut into headposts.
  • A ”C Scroll’ carving on the footpost knees
  • Flame carved finial with spiral carved flame
  • Flame and Petal carved finial. Same as avoce with addition of Petal carving

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