Large Italian Bed Canopy | Skelton Culver

Skelton Culver

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Large Italian Bed Canopy

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Large Italian bed canopy, or corona (also known in France as a ciel de lit), circa 1760-1780. Hand-carved giltwood with painted detail decoration. Portion of reverse side is unfinished (probably originally set against a wall). Wonderful architectural element that can function as originally intended over a bed or canape sofa, or instead perhaps wired as a light fixture. Measures H 11 in x DM 31 in. (Ref. SF26.02)

  • Period: 18th century and earlier
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Condition details: Wear commensurate with age. Losses to gilded and painted finish.
  • Materials: Hand-carved giltwood
  • Ref number: SF26.02
  • Dimensions: H 11 in x DM 31 in