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Toile Bed Set Lit à La Duchesse French 18th Century

£4,500.00 Approx $5710.66, €5263.16

Code: 11746

Circa 1798 French set of Toile de Beautiran "Dites Merci" Manufacturer J.P Meillier et Cie bed hangings for a Lit à La Duchesse. So rare to find such a complete set with it's bedcover, pelmets and bed hangings including the pair of narrow panels 'bonnes grâces for the sides at the head of the bed.Beautiful red with strong crisp printing.A delight!

Pair of  Bonnes-graces each 45cm x 272cm approx
Bedcover with extra bit for bolster pillow 158cm wide x 159cm length x 93cm drop on sides
Panel 118cm x 226cm
Panel 2.118cm x 194cm
Pelmet 490cm x 52cm
Pelmet 524cm x 68cm

In good antique as found condition with some pieces a strongher red, so not a uniform colour acrfoss the whoie set.Some pieces have a small amount of sun discolouration.Scattered faded mildew spots on some panels.With a few old darns and patched repairs.