ENGLISH SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
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ENGLISH SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

A GEORGE III POLYCHROME-PAINTED AND OAK FOUR-POSTER BED

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
A GEORGE III POLYCHROME-PAINTED AND OAK FOUR-POSTER BED
The later rectangular cornice painted with foliate scrolls, above turned and fluted posts and square feet adorned with pressed-metal masks, the bed rails in oak, redecorated circa 1960, with blue and gold floral hangings by Richard Humphries circa 1991, the foot posts possibly 19th century
102 in. (259 cm.) high; 98 1⁄2 in. (250.5 cm.) long; 74 1⁄4 in. (188.5 cm.) wide
Provenance
Capt. R. St. John Colthurst, Lucan House, Lucan, Co. Dublin; sold Bennett & Son house sale, 29 September 1925, lot 310 (bought by Owen Hugh Smith).
Owen Hugh Smith.
Emmeline Hugh Smith, his widow, by whom given as a wedding present to
Nicholas and Judith Goodison, June 1960.
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