• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5658

    Christie's Interiors

    5 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    A STAINED BEECH AND HARDWOOD FOUR-POSTER BED

    19TH CENTURY, ADAPTED

    Price Realised  

    A STAINED BEECH AND HARDWOOD FOUR-POSTER BED
    19TH CENTURY, ADAPTED
    The headboard carved with a heraldic shield surmounted by a crown and flanked by beast supporters, the foot decorated with the motto 'SIVIS PACEM PARA BELLUM', with turned hardwood posts and foliate carved canopy
    91 in. (231 cm.) high; 73 in. (185.5 cm.) wide; 89¾ (228 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Christies South Kensington, 27 September 2000, lot 285