Chinese Qing Dynasty Wedding Bed

Late 18th Century

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Description

An ornate canopy bed from the Qing dynasty.

  • Wedding beds were the most important part of a bride's dowry and the central part of her living quarters.
  • This example sits on a raised kang platform and features a facade of intricately carved panels with foo dog posts.
  • Additional carved panels line the interior beneath an elegant gallery.
  • The bed fits together from many pieces with the original peg joinery.
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The bed has been restored and retains its original rich patina.

The bed will be delivered in pieces to allow for flexibility of placement within your space.

Bed will require assembly.

Dimensions
Height: 78 inches / 198.12 cm
Width: 84 inches / 213.36 cm
Depth: 50 inches / 127 cm
Materials
Elm
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
China
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