A two-piece antique bedroom set manufactured by Mercier Frères of Paris, consisting of a mahogany inlaid antique bed and beautiful matching wardrobe.
The bed has a mahogany frame with a burr walnut veneer. The headboard has an intricate arch of ormolu and diamond patterned veneer. This diamond pattern is translated to the panels of the footboard and wardrobe. Both pieces stand upon intricately turned legs with gilt mounts.
The wardrobe has the original Mercier Frères plaque on the back of the mirror and an ormolu arch above the door, similar to that on the headboard of the bed.
Mercier Frères furniture is renowned worldwide for quality in craftsmanship and excellence in design, and they have been very popular amongst the royalty and aristocracy from the 19th century onwards. Founded in 1828 by Claude Mercier in Paris, the highly acclaimed furniture manufacturer quickly held a reputation for producing some of the finest furniture in the world.
The bed will take an extra-wide 5ft 3in x 6ft 6in or European King 160cm x 200cm base and mattress set, and the price includes a firm base to fit
The bed measures:
Width 64 inches
Depth 85 inches
Height 55 inches
The wardrobe measures:
Width 54 inches
Depth 20 inches
Height 82 inches.