Those who live by the motto, “Live like a King,” here is something that will ensure you do just that. And that too, not just any king, I am talking about enjoying the same luxuries as the last Egyptian monarch, King Farouk. Giving you this great opportunity to splurge on some Egyptian luxury is Rau Antiques who is offering for sale the Egyptian King Farouk Empire Bedroom Suite. A must-have for collectors and luxury lovers alike, this mahogany and mercury-gilded bronze bedroom suite owned by the monarch is truly a class apart. Crafted by one of the premier Parisianébénistes of the 19th century, Antoine Krieger, all pieces in this suite are decorated in the Empire style. The Egyptian bedroom suite comprises a queen-size bed, secrétaire à abattant (drop-front secretary) with a satinwood interior, cheval mirror with side tables, two-door cabinet, vanity, and two nightstands.
The abattant tables of the cheval mirror, cabinet, and nightstands are fitted with beautiful green marble tops. The superior bronze mounts crafted on these pieces give each piece a royal and grand appearance. The unique way urns, swags, and various other mythological creatures have been used as legs for these pieces adds that magical touch to this exquisite and imply luxurious set. Antoine Krieger was inspired by the furnishings of Malmaison, one of Napoleon and Josephine’s Parisian palaces, while making this exquisite bedroom suite.
The exquisite bedroom suite is priced at a cool $985,000. To make your purchase or for more information on the bedroom suite just click here.