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Absolutely Beautiful Four Poster Beds

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(photo: William Waldron)

In the Palladian-style Florida home of art collector Becky Mayer, a bed by B&B Italia--like the outline of a cube--frames an artwork by Luis Caballero.

(photo: Peter Estersohn)

The master bedroom's Réplicas y Originales Ornelas bed in a Mexican vacation home by designer Marshall Watson is set against tin doors that open onto the adjacent bath.

(photo: Eric Piasecki)

In the master bedroom of Peter Rogers's antebellum New Orleans house, a wood four-poster is crowned with a thin metal canopy.

(photo: Simon Upton)

In the bedroom of a riad in Marrakech, an antique Spanish bed is livened up with embroidered pillows from Fez and Rabat.

(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

In a family retreat Thom Filicia created in New York's Adirondack Mountains, the daughter's room features four-posters painted in a zingy Benjamin Moore green set against a woodsy wallpaper by Cavern.

(photo: Scott Frances)

In a guest room of a shingle-clad home in Sagaponack, New York, a stainless-steel four-poster from Room & Board gleams below a wood plank ceiling.

(photo: William Waldron)

In entrepreneur Christopher Burch's Southampton, New York, beach house, interior designer Christopher Maya created the white four-poster and installed a curtain surround of printed fabric.

(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

In a guest room of a historic Virginia estate, designer Amelia Handegan employed a circa-1830 mahogany four-poster with bedding by Leontine Linens; the throw is made of a Chelsea Editions check.

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