This is a simple, classic low post bed would be found in many 18th and early 19th century homes. The bed is shown queen size with European slat mattress support. It can also be made with the ball top posts. Many post and headboard variations are possible. If you have a picture or can refer us to one in a book that pleases you more, let us know. We can make any style to your requirements. Shown in maple painted dark Essex green over red.