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A white lacquered wood bed, Louis XVI, circa 1780

Estimate:

800 - 1,200 EUR

A white lacquered wood bed, Louis XVI, circa 1780

A white lacquered wood bed, Louis XVI, circa 1780

Estimate:

800 - 1,200 EUR

Lot sold:

8,820

EUR

A white lacquered wood bed, Louis XVI, circa 1780


decorated with friezes of water leaves, pilasters, fluted, upholstered with leopard velvet damask; sold with a bolster, two cushions and a cotton crochet bedspread 


Height 47¾in; width 83¾in, prof 44½in

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Lit en bois laqué blanc d'époque Louis XVI, vers 1780


à décor de frises de feuilles d'eau, de pilastres, cannelés, rudentés; garni de velours damassé à motif léopard; on y joint un traversin, deux coussins portant la même garniture et un dessus-de-lit en crochet de coton


Haut. 122 cm, larg. 213 cm, prod.114 cm

The illustrations are accurate. Good overall condition despite the inevitable minor dents and scratches due to age and use. The paint is later and is slightly rubbed on some exposed areas. A few minor, old and inactive traces of woodworm. The upholstery is in good condition.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.