An Elizabethan oak and marquetry inlaid tester bed

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Lot 1069
An Elizabethan oak and marquetry inlaid tester bed

Sold for £ 15,000 (US$ 20,631) inc. premium
An Elizabethan oak and marquetry inlaid tester bed
The panelled tester with a recessed marquetry inlaid panel surrounded by null carved rectangular panels and headed by marquetry inlaid panels, the headboard with scroll marquetry inlaid frieze over three grotesque carved beasts, centred by a pair of guilloche arched carved panels filled with floral marquetry, spaced and flanked by crowned caryatids and atlantes, over four plain panels, the turned and tapering end posts leaf and scroll-carved and with gadrooned bulbous bases, joined by rails, 141.5cm wide x 214cm deep x 209cm high, (55.5in wide x 84in deep x 82in high)

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  • Provenance: Mary Bellis Antiques, Hungerford, Berkshire.
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An Elizabethan oak and marquetry inlaid tester bed
An Elizabethan oak and marquetry inlaid tester bed
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