28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 23,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A SPANISH EBONY AND EBONISED BED
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.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Archduke Louis Salvador of Austria (d.1915), Son Moragues, Mallorca.
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