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  • 17th Century/Manning House

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  • French Alcove Bed

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    Alcove Bed

    1787

    Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené, French, 1747–1803

    Dimensions

    Overall: 140.3 x 160.7 x 213.2 cm (55 1/4 x 63 1/4 x 83 15/16 in.)

    Medium

    Carved and gilded beech

    Classification

    Furniture

    Accession Number

    21.1265

    Collections
    Europe
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    Elfers Gallery (French, 1700-1800) - 245 More Info

    Description

    A bed intended to be placed lengthwise within a curtained bed alcove and retaining its original wood and iron casters, used to remove the bed from the alcove for housekeeping. Part of a set of bedroom furniture (including Kneeling Chair 53.2092, Bergere 36.640, Firescreen 27.533, 2 Armchairs 50.2342, 53.2851, and 4 Side Chairs 27.524, 27.525, 47.244, and 53.2850)

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  • British Bed w/ dogs

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  • Beyond The Screen: Chinese...

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