28 - 29 October 2009
A SPANISH EBONY AND EBONISED BED
With ring-turned pierced headboard, surmounted by the Hapsburg crest, with side rails, lacking box spring, mattress and linen
70¾ in. (180 cm.) high; 85½ in. (217 cm.) long; 55½ in. (141 cm.) wide
Archduke Louis Salvador of Austria (d.1915), Son Moragues, Mallorca.
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This bed was reputedly that of the Empress Elizabeth of Austria when she came to visit her nephew, the Archduke, in the neighbouring finca at Son Moragues.
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