Overall: 12 ft. × 6 ft. 6 in. × 6 ft. (365.8 × 198.1 × 152.4 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Randolph Hearst Jr., 1968
Not on view
In the style of Daniel Marot, this bed was made for Thomas, Baron Coningsby (1656–1729), for Hampton Court, Herefordshire, where it remained until 1925. The curtains, counterpane, headcloth, and some of the trims are modern copies of the originals.
Artist:Georges Jacob (French, Cheny 1739–1814 Paris) Date:ca. 1782–83Medium:Carved, painted and gilded walnut, pine, and linden; iron hardware; silk and wool Beauvais tapestry; modern silk damaskAccession:23.235aOn view in:Gallery 523
Artist:Date: ca. 1730–35 Accession Number: 24.136.1 Date:ca. 1730–35Medium:Gilded gesso on walnut; covered in eighteenth-century silk damask not original to the setteeAccession:24.136.1On view in:Not on view