30 September 1999
A CHARLES X MAPLE AND AMARANTH LIT EN BATEAU
By Cordier, circa 1832
En Suite with the two following lots, banded overall, the concave-shaped top frieze, panelled back and foot-rest with gothic-moulded arcaded panels, the rounded upright embellished with contrasting droplets and on rounded feet and hidden castors, with pine frame, the frame with a shipping label stencilled 'Monsieur Max Bracher/Ingnieur/Lyon-Guillotire/Rhone', The backboard with a fruitwood plaque stamped 'A MLLE AMICIE DE CASTRO PAR CORDIER 1832'
45 in. (115 cm.) high; 53 in. (136 cm.) wide; 81 in. (206 cm.) long; mattress size 47 in. x 74 in. (121 cm. x 188.5 cm.)
Probably Max Bracher, Lyon.
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