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19th Century Doll's Walnut Bed with Rare Coverlet

Lot Number: 
214
26" (66 cm.) h. x 30"l. x 22"w. The high back walnut bed with paneled details on head board and carved finials and crest is fitted with original bed linens including a fine woven coverlet with image of two men and lambs in a country setting along with the French language phrase "Releve-toi, Sully, on croirait que je te pardonne" ("Get up, Sully, it looks like I forgive you), and with initials of weaver or owner at bottom left corners EBD. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s, the Sully quote likely refers to the Duke of Sully, faithful companion of Henri IV of Navarre, although the reference is uncertain.
Realized Price: 
$500
Presale Estimate: 
500/700