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    Sale 5910

    Christie's Interiors

    28 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    A CHINESE RED STAINED HARDWOOD, GILT-HEIGHTENED AND DECORATED OPIUM BED

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A CHINESE RED STAINED HARDWOOD, GILT-HEIGHTENED AND DECORATED OPIUM BED
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The canopied top with Chinoiserie decorated archway facade flanked by relief carved exotic birds and pierced foliate panels depicting figurative scenes within oval cartouches, above relief panels on composite ground glass, the backboards with sliding panels and open fret-work, with various labels and character marks to the boards
    95 in. (241 cm.) high; 85½ in. (217 cm.) wide; 57¼ in. (145 cm.) deep


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