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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved mahogany

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs M W Buckle

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

(original 1943 catalogue record) Model bedstead, mahognay. It is of the half tester style, the canopy having a moulded cornice and frieze with acorn-shaped pendants at the front corners. The foot board is panelled and mouldedrising in the centre with a eliptical curve; it has acorn-shaped finials and turned feet. There are twelve lathes for (the support of) the bedding, the sides of the frame being notched to receive them. The bedding consists of a mattress, pillow and pillow-case, two blankets and a lace bedspread.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1860 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Carved mahogany


Height: 14 in, Width: 9 in, Depth: 12 in

Object history note

Given by Mrs M W Buckle (RF 43/1191)

Descriptive line

Model or doll sized mahogany half-tester bed with acorn-shaped pendants and finials, with bedding; made in England, ca. 1860






Children & Childhood; Dolls' houses; Miniatures; Furniture


Museum of Childhood

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