Early 19th Century Chinese Canopy Bed

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This is a wonderful example of a c.1800 canopy bed from Shandong Province, China. Made of Chinese Northern Elm, this bed features hoofed feet and multiple floral carvings.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent. Due to the natural movement of the wood over time, the original peg joinery no longer securely holds the canopy together. Assembly now requires screws..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    90 in. H x 85 in. W x 50 in. D
    229 cm H x 216 cm W x 127 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82001026604
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