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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 278

    A CHARLES I OAK BEDSTEAD

    CIRCA 1640, NORTH COUNTRY

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES I OAK BEDSTEAD
    CIRCA 1640, NORTH COUNTRY
    With geometrical patterns of incised oak leaves throughout, with a nine -panel headboard, three-panel footboard and sixteen-panel tester raised on multi-facetted punch-decorated posts
    74 in. (187 cm.) high; 73½ in. (187 cm.) long; 49½ in. (126 cm.) wide


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    It is quite rare to find a bedstead in it's original and unaltered state and in this example the bedposts are highly distinctive and most unusual.

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    Exhibited

    BBC, Story of English Furniture, 1 November 1978.