mahogany fourposter with turned and reeded footposts, shown here
with acanthus leaf carving on the vases of the footposts and an
acanthus leaf shaped canopy moulding The standard model has a
sunburst canopy frame which takes a gathered or flat valance (see
Regency and Hepplewhite models)
right: Detail of acnthus leaf carving on vase.
right: Alternative canopy - Urn shaped finials with gathered valance.