antique beds
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Overall length218 cm
Overall width154.4 cm
Head height241 cm
Foot height117cm
Side rail height37.5

Rare and Individual Half Tester King Size

This fabulous Winfield half tester has lovely and curved, sweeping iron decoration in head and foot. Good detail in decorative castings featuring bows, acanthus and shell inspired castings. Original knobs and porcelain castors. R. W. Winfield & Co is a renowned British company, founded in 1829 known for its exceptional craftsmanship in the realm of furniture and beds. With a legacy spanning several decades, R. W. Winfield & Co has earned a distinguished reputation for producing high-quality, handcrafted pieces that epitomize elegance and durability. Today, R. W. Winfield & Co continues to be a prominent name in the world of furniture, garnering recognition for its commitment to preserving traditional techniques while incorporating innovative design elements. With each piece, R. W. Winfield & Co carries forward a legacy of artistry, providing customers with timeless and remarkable furnishings that stand the test of time. The tapered posts balance out the overall feel of the bed and lead up to a delightful canopy with supports, for adding curtains or drapery adding to the overall sentimental or saccharine feel of the bed. The central motif has been decoupaged with a lovely lace inspired theme, mirroring the curves and flowing lines of the panels. Shellacked to protect. Professionally restored to be sturdy and practical, the frame has been shot blasted, primed and hand painted with Little Greene’s Stock Deep, waxed to preserve. The side rails have been strengthened and adapted to support wood slats or a bed base. Suitable for mattress size 5’ x 6’6” / 150cm x 200cm. Price includes wood slats (Sorry not mattress). As an alternative to the wood slats we can supply a 2” or 4” deep upholstered bed base – Bed photographed on 2” base. We can also supply hand-made mattresses in all comfort choices. Please ask for details and prices or look at base and mattress section of our own web site. Bedsteads have been sourcing, restoring and retailing antique beds and bedroom furniture for over 30 years. We do have many beds awaiting restoration if you are looking for a particular style and can send images if requested. We have our own workshops located along side our showroom in a beautiful medieval barn seven miles south of Bristol. Local, National and International delivery can be arranged. Please let us know your location and we can arrange quotation. Workshop/store open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday by arrangement.