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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 305

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND VERNIS MARTIN BED

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND VERNIS MARTIN BED
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    With serpentine headboard, footboard and rails, the headboard with central cartouche and flower-filled cornucopia crest, above floral swags and scrolled angles, the footboard with floral branches above an oval vernis Martin panel depicting a pastoral scene, flanked by floral swags, on fluted tapering feet
    61 in. (154.9 cm.) high; 64½ in. (163.8 cm.) wide; 85½ in. (217.1 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION