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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY PARCEL-GILT AND EBONISED FOUR POST BED
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY PARCEL-GILT AND EBONISED FOUR POST BED

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY PARCEL-GILT AND EBONISED FOUR POST BED
The stepped rectangular spreading tester above three swan neck pediment sides surmounted by six foliate scrolls, and with leaf-filled trellis frieze, suspending blue silk frieze curtains, supported by reeded cluster columns on castors, with padded blue silk headboard, and further comprising a box spring, a mattress, two blue and white tie-back tassles, four oak side rails, six oak slatts, two further oak supports, two padded blue striped silk supports, lacking bolt-hole covers, one end bar with paper label inscribed '192', one side bar with paper label inscribed 'schedule no. 2 16.7.30', one of the oak posts inscribed indistinctly in chalk, 'Wilton' or 'Wiltan'
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's London, 8 March 1985, lot 191.
Exhibited
On loan to the National Trust, Killerton House, Broadclyst, Exeter, pre 1985.
Sale room notice
The measurements for this lot are: 9ft 6 in. (290 cm.) high; 7ft (213 cm.) long; 6ft 1in. (186 cm.) wide.
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