Antique Portuguese Colonial Four Poster Double Bed

Antique Portuguese Colonial Four Poster Double Bed

Code: 10383

An Antique 19th Century Portugese Colonial Teak Four Poster Double Bed, the arched headboard with foliate carving and turned spindles, the footboard with matching spindles and moulded detailing joined by side rails with decorative moulding.  

These beds were made throughout the 19th Century in Colonial India for European use, this example being typically Portuguese in style very likely originates from the Goa region of Southern India.  

The bed breaks down into sections and the upright supports unscrew from the head and foot boards.  It bolts together from each end with the foot-board bolts hidden underneath the foliate bosses which swivel to one side to enable the bolts to be inserted.

Fits a standard 4'6" double mattress. Internal measurements are 140cm wide x 195cm long.  203cm high.

In very good condition with some old repairs.