R.W Winfield original kingsize early Winfield bed
R.W.Winfield was founded in 1829 at Cambridge Street, Birmingham and specialised in decorative metal beds. A brass metal bedstead in the French Renaissance style by Winfield was made for the Great Exhibition in 1851, (see D.M.Wyatt, .The Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century at the Great Exhibition, Vol I, plate XLIII, reproduced in J.Meyer, Great Exhibitions 1851-1900, p.33).
The Art-Journal Crystal Palace Exhibition edition described the bed as 'one of the best objects of its kind ever brought before our notice'. Similar decorative metallic bed pillars by Winfield were described as 'good in design, and of a rich and handsome appearance'. R.W.Winfield came away from the Great Exhibition with a very coveted Council Award, only 174 of these awards were awarded in recognition of great ingenuity and innovation.
This beautiful king size bed was made by Winfield c1880.
Gothic Arts and Crafts in style with naturally aged paint and brass work. The makers plate is situated on the cross rail.Original porcelain castors.
The price includes a 2" bed base with a platform top (sorry not mattress)
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