Learn about Day Bed

A couch used for resting during the day, usually scrolled at one end for resting the head and back whilst reclining. The back does not usually extend along the whole length of the piece. The day bed may have six or eight legs.
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A 1930s tiger cane day bed, 75 cm high. 190 cm wide, 70 cm deep

Antique French Louis XV style day bed upholstered in rouge, approx 82 cm

Vintage French Louis XV style day bed, with shaped ends and standing on eight Louis XV style legs, with distressed painted finish, approx 196 cm wide

Vintage French carved beech framed Louis XV style fold out day bed

A mahogany silk upholstered day bed, English, 19th century, 82 cm, 60 cm wide, 220 cm long approx.

A caned day bed in the style of Thonet, 70 cm headrest height, 210 cm long, 60 cm wide

Vintage French Louis XV style grey painted day bed, upholstered in rouge material

A French mahogany Empire day bed, circa 1830s, the 'Lit-En-Bateau' with simple typical outswept and curved sides, upholstered in sage green velvet with two associated bolsters and raised upon scalloped and fan like bracket feet. height 88 cm. Width 200 cm.

Early 1960's day bed chaise, with original upholstery, 84 cm high, 225 cm long

Edwardian day bed, with removable cover

An impressive French Louis XVI carved walnut day bed, the channelled arched back rail finely carved with a ribbon garland, above a padded back and sides, the frieze carved to the front with entrelacs, on tapering fluted legs, on four casters with iron fram

An Anglo-Indian padouk day bed, late 19th/early 20th century, the scrolling arms and fully upholstered seat raised on turned supports;. Width 222 cm. Depth 78 cm. Height 76 cm

Anglo-Indian simulated rosewood day bed, c1900, with a single raised end boards leading to caned inserts, all resting on channel carved legs, United by ankle stretchers. Length 153 cm. Height 94 cm. Provenance: Lord and lady Casey thence by descent

A 17th century style walnut and cane day bed. Length 181 cm the caned back and base raised on baluster turned support and stretchers Sotheby's Melbourne, 31st October 2007, lot 9