A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany bedstead
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A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany bedstead

BY GUSTAVE-FRÉDÉRIC QUIGNON, PARIS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany bedstead
By Gustave-Frédéric Quignon, Paris, Last quarter 19th Century
The headboard with Vitruvian scroll frieze with fluted pilaster
supports each headed by a foliate patera, the base with stencilled inscription QUIGNON/PARIS, the panelled footboard with similar supports and frieze, joined by rectangular side-rails, on circular tapering spirally-fluted feet
42 in. (132 cm.) high; 66 in. (168 cm.) wide; 81 in. (206 cm.) long
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

Gustave-Frédéric Quignon took over the firm established by his father, Napoléon, in around 1849 in 1874. Under the name of 'Quignon Fils et Cie.', he diversified the company's production, exhibited at the principal international exhibitions and supplied furniture to the Mobilier national. He was awarded a gold medal at the Paris 1878 Exposition universelle.

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