Description

    A Chinese Red Lacquer Alcove Bed

    Unknown maker, Chinese
    19th century
    Carved, painted and gilt wood
    Unmarked
    89-3/4 x 83-1/2 x 68 inches (228.0 x 212.1 x 172.7 cm)

    An alcove bed pierced and carved overall with figures and temples and panels of floral decoration with polychrome and gilt decoration on a red lacquer ground.

    Provenance:
    Galerie Marie-Christine, Nice, France (1973)


    Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Losses to paint and polychrome decoration; several carved pieces detached and missing elements.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    13th Saturday
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