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Large Italian Bed Canopy 'Corona'
Large Italian bed canopy, or corona (also known in France as a ciel de lit), circa 1760-1780. Hand carved giltwood with painted detail decoration. Portion of reverse side is unfinished (probably originally set against a wall). Wonderful architectural element that can function as originally intended over a bed or canapé sofa, or instead perhaps wired as a light fixture.
- DimensionsHeight: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Diameter: 31 in. (78.74 cm)
- StyleNeoclassical (Of the Period)
- Materials and Techniques
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1760-1780
- ConditionWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. Small portions of canopy missing around lower rim. Minor losses to gilt and gesso. Approximately one fourth of side is unfinished (probably set against a wall originally). Original gilt finish is water gilding - must not be cleaned with water.
- Seller LocationHouston, TX
- Reference NumberSeller: SF26.021stDibs: 130711984728
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