KARGES DECORATED & GOLD LEAF KING SIZE HEADBOARD BED

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 03,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

Karges King sized French Louis XVI Carved and Hand Decorated Headboard Karges Model # 4496 Antique White with Louis XVI Decoration and Gold leaf over hand carved wood An Authentic American masterpiece Feel like Royalty with a headboard created as the ultimate luxury No expense was spared in crafting this exceptional bed

Since 1886 Karges furniture has been famous
for outstanding wood quality, fine styling, and careful hand finishing
Among the finest and most expensive American furniture ever produced
Rarer and more costly than Kittinger, Baker, or Kindel
Karges Furniture is a favorite of celebrities, heads of state, and collectors
The last great American furniture maker
See the Karges website for full information about their history

The Antique white finish is decorated with hand painted flowers and vines
and accented with gold leaf to create one of Karges' most elegant headboards

The gold leaf has been applied by hand over
carved wood, polished with gesso, and "red bolle"
in the 18th century traditional method of gilding wood
The deep carving is exceptional and very beautiful

Circa 1980
The fantastic headboard is shown in
the original Karges Catalog page, see our photo

The headboard is in excellent condition and needs nothing! ****** Dimensions 81 " wide and 52 " high Uses standard king sized bed rails

We have been selling Antiques and Fine furniture for 35 years
and are a certified Vintage Karges Furniture Reseller
We began as an exclusive interior design firm in 1972,
selling 18th century antiques and the finest new and vintage furniture
We are the largest seller of important vintage Karges furniture
Our collection is displayed in a historic pre-revolutionary war tavern
that allows us to mix 18th century antiques with great examples
of 20th century vintage furniture in an eclectic blend
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We are a "boutique" firm and very selective
Our experience has given us an exceptional knowledge
of the best of vintage American furniture,
with a particular focus on the finest Karges designs
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As a result of our long history with Karges,
we know that condition is crucial in evaluation
We only acquire outstanding examples, in excellent condition
Each piece is carefully detailed to make sure that it will
become a source of joy and pride in your home
We understand that our clients demand and deserve the best
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