• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 491

    A SPANISH EBONY AND EBONISED BED

    CIRCA 1860

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SPANISH EBONY AND EBONISED BED
    CIRCA 1860
    With ring-turned pierced headboard, surmounted by the Hapsburg crest, with side rails, lacking box spring, mattress and linen
    70¾ in. (180 cm.) high; 85½ in. (217 cm.) long; 55½ in. (141 cm.) wide


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    This bed was reputedly that of the Empress Elizabeth of Austria when she came to visit her nephew, the Archduke, in the neighbouring finca at Son Moragues.

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    Provenance

    Archduke Louis Salvador of Austria (d.1915), Son Moragues, Mallorca.