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Lot 250/0313

SOLD Hammer price: €2200, Estimate: €2000-3000

Empress Josephine’s BedA very fine and unusual French carved rosewood Bedstead, the shaped headboard with cartouche and leaf scroll cresting flanked with two spiral posts with conforming baluster shaped capital and gilt cast metal finial, fronted with a conforming footboard both with padded panels and joined with shaped sides, each with shell and scroll angles, 4’6″ (137cms). (1)Provenance: Duke de Stacpoole, Tobertynan, Longwood, Co. Meath – February 1962, Contents Sale – Lot 552.Reputed to be originally the Property of the Empress Josephine.

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