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A GEORGE II MAHOGANY FOUR-POSTER BED
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A GEORGE II MAHOGANY FOUR-POSTER BED

MID-18TH CENTURY

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A GEORGE II MAHOGANY FOUR-POSTER BED
MID-18TH CENTURY
The cluster column posts carved with stylised drapery, egg-and-dart and Gothic ogees, with later side rails and silk damask back boards, includes box-spring, restorations, lacking curtains and bolts, slightly reduced in height, the rails replaced, the width extended by 4 in.
100 in. (254 cm.) high; 65 in. (165 cm.) wide; 82 in. (208 cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

The distinctive pierced quatrefoil ogees of the cornice recall those from a cabinet-on-stand supplied to Elizabeth, Countess of Warwick in 1773 (sold Chrisrie's London, 9 July 1998, lot 15). That cabinet has been linked with the Wakefield firm Messrs. Wright and Elwick on the basis of a similar cabinet still in the Fitzwilliam family collections from Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire.

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