3 - 5 June 2004
A SPANISH GILT-WROUGHT-IRON BEDSTEAD
PARTS 16TH/17TH CENTURY
The head posts and foot posts with scrolling clasps and the headboard with pierced scrolling foliate and elements joined by a wrought-iron stretcher and rails, extensive losses to gilding
95 in. (241.5 cm.) high, 63 in. (160 cm.) wide, 83 in. (211 cm.) deep
with Armand du Vannes, Hollywood.
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This bedstead is related to one with giltwood finials from the collection of Lady D'Abernon, wife of Viscount D'Abernon, G.C.B., G.C.M.G, and daughter of 1st Earl of Feversham, sold Christie's, London, 26 November 1996, lot 327.
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