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Arts & Crafts motto bed


Code: 10654

Superb Art Nouveau/Arts & Crafts walnut & tooled leather large single motto bed (to take a 6ft 3" by 3ft 6" mattress) very much in the manner of Shapland & Petter of Barnstaple, Devon,with the shaped splats, Voyseyesque shaped bottom apron and beautifully carved bedhead finials. Original oak side rails. Height of headboard 64"; height of footboard 40". 
Overall max width 44". Overall max length 79.5". 
The highlight is the tooled, embossed large leather central panel with floral motifs and the motto:
  " Earths Great Dreamers Men Supreme Lie Not In Their Beds To Dream"; c1905.
Probably by the noted designers and makers;  Bath Cabinet Makers.