Rare folding campaign bed, from the private collection of King Georg V, Royal House of Hanover, Schloss Marienburg

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  • Provenance

    King Georg V, Royal House of Hanover, Schloss Marienburg, Hanover, 1843
    Sotheby’s, Schloss Marienburg, Hanover, ‘The History of the House of Hanover and the Highlights of the Auction’, Volume I, 15 October, 2005, lot 5643
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    ‘The Essence of Things: Design and the Art of Reduction’, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 20 March-19 September, 2010 then travelled to: Museum August Kestner, Hannover (9 March-2 June, 2011); Design Museum, Gent (8 July-16 October, 2011); Grassi Museum, Leipzig, (27 April-16 September, 2012); Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico, (8 August-27 October, 2013)
    ‘Hannovers Herrscher auf Englands Thron 1714-1837', Als die Royals aus Hannover kamen, Lower Saxony, 17 May-5 October, 2014

  • Literature

    Alexander von Vegesack and Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, eds., The Essence of Things: Design and the Art of Reduction, exh. cat., Weil am Rhein, 2010, illustrated p. 73, cat. 91
    Claudia Schnurmann, 'Von der Grand Tour zum Tourismus', Hannovers Herrscher auf Englands Thron 1714-1837, exh. cat., Als die Royals aus Hannover kamen, Lower Saxony, illustrated p. 392, cat. no. 430

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Rare folding campaign bed, from the private collection of King Georg V, Royal House of Hanover, Schloss Marienburg

circa 1800
Forged iron, maroquin leather.
52.8 x 211 x 87.1 cm (20 3/4 x 83 1/8 x 34 1/4 in.)
Underside of cushion and stretcher with Georg Rex Royal Hanover inventory stamps.

Estimate
£30,000 - 40,000 

sold for £35,000

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