The decoration Is very masculine with warriors or hunters on horseback, deer, birds in flight, plants and flowers. The top cornice features, at either end, large Phoenix like Birds, Lions, and a center sun flower. The inside panels of the bed are decorated rectangles framed in red with black backgrounds and gilt floral scenes. Outer sides of the bed two side and the back are not painted, but are natural wood which developed a beautiful soft brown patina.
The Canopy area of the bed is designed for privacy curtains on all four sides. The bed can be used for sleeping or, can be used as a snuggle area or seating in a living or family room. Assembly is fast, since it is constructed using joinery and doweling alone, no nails or screws. Assembled by 2 or 3 persons.
It is sturdy and was in daily use in it's current home. Additional information, or more photos can be supplied upon your request. The item "Chinese Bed Canopy Wedding Opium Intricately Carved Antique Red Lacquer & Gold" is in sale since Tuesday, February 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques".The seller is "wutzbee" and is located in Trumbauersville, Pennsylvania. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.