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Directoire Carved, Painted and Parcel-Gilt Wooden Bed Corona

fourth quarter 18th century, the hemispherical crown decorated with carved and painted draped fabric with gilt fringe, separated by gilt tassels, supported by carved scrollwork with acanthus leaves, and a ball finial.
h. 20", w. 18-1/2", d. 13-3/4"

Provenance: Private collection Mobile, Alabama


In overall very good, approaching excellent, condition. The gilt and painted surfaces have been refreshed. Beneath the finish is evidence of normal past repairs such as re-gluing to the drop finials. Scattered insect damage throughout. Now fitted with newer mounting hardware to secure to a wall.

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Directoire Painted and Parcel-Gilt Bed Corona

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jul 28, 2018