ATTRIBUTED TO HERTER BROTHERS (W. 1864-1906), NEW YORK CITY, 1870-1890
AN AESTHETIC MOVEMENT INLAID MAHOGANY BEDSTEAD
Attributed to Herter Brothers (w. 1864-1906), New York City, 1870-1890
The rectangular panelled headboard with inlaid sunflower blossom reserve surmounted by carved sunflower and foliate crest flanked by ball finials, the footboard and side rails with similar inlaid sunflower blossom reserves
Another bedstead with sunflower decoration is illustrated in Howe et al., Herter Brothers: Furniture and Interiors for a Gilded Age (Houston, 1994), p. 174, cat. no. 23.