A Charles X mahogany lit d'alcove<br>stamped Jacob<br>first quarter 19th century
Lot 5433W
A Charles X mahogany lit d'alcove stamped Jacob
first quarter 19th century
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£1,200 - 1,900

Lot Details
Property of various owners
A Charles X mahogany lit d'alcove
stamped Jacob
first quarter 19th century
The anthemion carved over scrolled crest above rectangular sides and serpentine rail raised on square legs ending in casters.
height 42in; length 98in; depth 49in

Footnotes

  • Stamped on lower headboard, Iacob with chateau mark BIZY.
    Francois-Honore-Jacob used this stamp from 1813-1825.

    Chateau de Bizy was built in 1740 for Fouquet, Duke de Belle Isle, Marshal of France. Famous for its stables inspired by those of Versailles, Bizy was successively owned by King Louis XV, the Duke of Penthievre and King Louis-Philippe.

    By repute once the property of Princess Amelie of Orléans (September 28, 1865–October 28, 1951). She was the eldest daughter of Prince Philippe, Count of Paris and his wife and cousin Princess Marie Isabelle d'Orléans. She was the last Queen consort of Portugal and was known by her husband's subjects as Maria Amélia. In 1910 the royal house of Portugal was deposed and Princess Amelie lived in Paris for the rest of her life.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins & Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, and Wine & Whisky:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first $100,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from $100,001 to $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price
12% on the excess over $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price

Collection Notices

To avoid storage and removal charges, all lots marked with a 'W' must be removed from our San Francisco location by 4:30pm on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012.

All items listed at the beginning of our printed catalog, along with all other items purchased, if not removed immediately after the sale, will be transferred to Box Brothers warehouse. Clients can pick up their property at 1471 Doolittle Dr. in San Leandro, CA with an appointment made 24 hours in advance. To make an appointment, call +1 (800) 942-6822.

Payment Notices

Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. A processing fee will be assessed on any returned checks. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
W Shipping & handling restrictions apply

Objects displayed with a w will be located in the Bonhams Warehouse and will only be available for collection from this location.

Contacts
  1. Lauren Hensarling
    Auction Administration - European Furniture and Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, United States 94103
    Work +1 415 503 3256
Similar Items