26 October 2000
A French ormolu-mounted kingwood bedroom suite
By Millet, Paris, Circa 1890
Comprising a bed, a wardrobe and a bedside table; the bed with a serpentine headboard centred by a foliate cartouche, headed to each side by an acanthus leaf, inscribed Millet fabricant de meubles et bronzes d'art 50 rue St Sabin Paris, the footboard centred by a scallop cartouche, joined by serpentine aprons, on cabriole feet with scrolled foliate cast sabots; the wardrobe and bedside table en suite
The bed: 69½ in (176.5cm) high; 85½ in (217cm) long; 70½ in (179cm) wide;
The wardrobe: 103½ in. (263 cm.) high; 62 in. (157.5 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep
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For a note on Millet, please see lot 229.
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