Couch bed

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Couch bed


Price: 2,000.00

Ref: L701

A rare Elm daybed with a slat top and rail.
The strong and elaborate cabriole leg is often attributed to very early furniture from Shanxi province , a good example of which Plate 128.
Traditional furniture from the greater Shanxi region. C.L.Ma
However there is no doubt that this stlye of leg continued to be used well in to the 18thC.
I am happy to be told otherwise, but i suggest that this bed comes from this later date .
The top slatted surface is well worn and slightly bowed ,consistant with continued long term use.
The carved apron and spandrells are all replacements.
212 x 87 x 144 cm
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