Live Auction

March 2024: Day One

Thu, Mar 14, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 40

American/Grand Rapids, MI Louis XIV Style Bedroom Set Custom Made for Marie Dodge Ca. 1922, 13 pcs

Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Each piece having gilded carved finishes and accents. Hand painted designs of garlands, wreaths and classical scenes adorn. Table tops having custom cut glass inset tops over matching pink silk fabric. Comprising: Dresser having three upper drawers over three full length drawers. Three lower drawers and side panels having scenes of classical maidens and cherubs. Lower drawer monogrammed and dated by the artist "G.K. 1922" (H 41", W 50", D 20"); Dressing table having three side drawers flanking center drawer. (H 35", W 50", D 25"); Kidney shaped dressing chair having cane seat under silk upholstered cushion. 26" X32" X 18"; Pair of single drawer side tables (28" X 15.5" X 15.5"); Pair of three drawer side tables (30.5" X 13" X 16"); Armchair and three side chairs having cane seats and backs. Full size bed having matching headboard (H 57", W 56.5", D 14.5"), footboard ( H 33.5" W 56.5" D9.5"), and side rails (L 65"). Matching three part standing mirror. Center mirror 79" X 29.5" flanked by two mirrors 72" X 16". Portrait in photograph is that of Marie Dodge and is not included and remains with the Dodge family collection. Provenance: Property from the collection of Marie Dodge. By family descent


In overall excellent condition. Minimal coating defects and chipping is due to decades of climate controlled storage. On small glass chip on one of the three drawer side tables. Brackets on the side rails have been replaced with two professional repairs at the lower edge of one rail. Two of the center back legs of the dresser need to be doweled and re-attached to be strengthened. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.
Property from the collection of Marie Dodge. By family descent