Antique 19th Century French Chateau Rococo Gilt Bed Canopy or Corona

Antique 19th Century French Chateau Rococo Gilt Bed Canopy or Corona
Antique 19th Century French Chateau Rococo Gilt Bed Canopy or Corona
Antique 19th Century French Chateau Rococo Gilt Bed Canopy or Corona

Antique 19th Century French Chateau Rococo Gilt Bed Canopy or Corona
ThisFrench gilt Ciel de Lit bed canopy, or corona dates from the last half of the19th Century. Hand crafted in the Rococo style of Louis XV, this beautifulpiece will make bedtime even more indulgent. Thereeded body of the frame is made from gilt brass cast into an extendedsemi-circular ring and decorated to the centre and sides with applied giltbrass rocailles. These intricate scrolling shell shape motifs are adorned withtrailing leaves and tendrils and make this piece the crowning touch for anybed. Theunderside of the canopy is lined in rich red cotton arranged into gathers.

Theplayful opulence of Rococo strongly appealed to fashionable society during thesecond half of the 19th Century. This French gilt ciel de lit bed canopy, orcorona is a particularly elegant example of this trend. A similar bed canopy canbe found in Nélie Jacquemart-André's bedroom in what is now the Jacquemart-AndréMusuem in Paris.

Treatyourself or guests to the indulgence of a stunning antique canopied bed. Immensely versatile, this piece will fit and make a feature out of any size bed. Thisbeautiful French antique classic would make a sensational Christmas gift a stunningheirloom piece that one will never grow out of. Hanginghooks and rear bracket to the top of the corona. Excellent, original used condition with typical age related wear commensurate with age.

Do check out my other listings! The item "Antique 19th Century French Chateau Rococo Gilt Bed Canopy or Corona" is in sale since Thursday, October 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Beds & Frames\Beds & Bed Frames". The seller is "alisoeltha" and is located in Brighton. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
Antique 19th Century French Chateau Rococo Gilt Bed Canopy or Corona