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A rare, 19th century, Italian, carved, painted and gilded bed



Dates
1800 - 1875
Description / Expertise
The headboard is surmounted with a carved cresting and turned finials at each end, and the frame painted with scrollwork. The centre of the headboard has a cartouche containing a painting of a coat of arms, surrounded by profuse, stylised, acanthus leaf carving. The footboard has turned finials at each end and a frame painted with scrollwork. The footboard has a central cartouche containing a painted coat of arms on both sides, also surrounded by ornate acanthus leaf carving. I am currently researching the arms. Standing on bun feet. Painted in green and red and gilded.

Headboard : height 162.50 cm., 64 in., width 114 cm., 44 3/4 in
Footboard : height 105.5 cm., 41.5 in., width 114 cm., 44 3/4 in
Box spring mattress, length 178.5 cm., 70 1/4 in., width 103 cm., 40 1/2 in


Medium
Pine, painted
Origin
Italian
Provenance
Dr Bent Juel-Jensen
Price
gbp 8000.00 (Pound Sterling)
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