Louis XV Walnut Lit de Jour
18th century, each end with molded supports terminating in carved volutes and resting on cabriole legs, the top rails with raised serpentine panels centered by foliate carving, the bowed front rail with molded serpentine panels and segments divided by cabriole legs, now fitted with a conforming mattress, upholstered throughout in foliate and floral brocade on a deep cream ground.
h. 40", w. 41-1/2", inside w. 30-1/2", l. 70-1/2", outside l. 89"
Provenance: Provence Antiques, New York, New York; The Estate of Camille & Raymond Hankamer, Houston, Texas.
**The legs are firmly affixed. There is looseness at the joint of the side rails and the two ends. Normal, minor rubbing, abrasions and wear.
The upholstery exhibits no apparent rips or tears. It retains good shape. There are a few faint stains to the seat cushion/mattress. The cushion is upholstered on both top and bottom.