A Queen Anne Tester Bedstead by Francis Lapierre

Tester with waved moulded cornice and deep fringed pelmet with canopied angles, the interior with lobed domed centre and moulded pilasters the the double scrolled headboard.

Details

Medium:
Wood/gilding
Dimensions:
457 x 163 x 208 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,132 ( Total: £6,133)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Christie's

This bed is an exact pair to one already at Beningbrough. The modern damask hangings are copies of the original. Displayed in the Blue Bedroom at Beningbrough Hall.

Provenance

Graham Baron Ash, sold Christie's, Wingfield Castle sale, 1980.

Venue details

Beningbrough Hall Beningbrough, YORK North Yorkshire YO30 1DD 01904 472 027 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/beningbrough-hall-gallery-and-gardens

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.80)

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1 Nov – 28 Feb
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