London, South Kensington
7 July 2004
AN ENGLISH OR WELSH CHERRYWOOD DAYBED
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
With adjustable architectural headrest and original sacking, on four cabriole legs (one yewwood) and outswept headboard legs
34½in. (88cm.) high, 54in. (137cm.) long, 21in. (54cm.) wide
In the current vendor's family since at least 1770, when it was owned by William Robinson, farmer of Ballidon, Derbyshire, thence by descent.
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A similar daybed is illustrated in L.Twiston-Davies & H.J. Lloyd-Johnes, Welsh Furniture, University of Cardiff Press, 1950, fig.7, the provenance of which is given as Pentyrch, Glamorgan.
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