Avalon - A fantasy come true - an artform unique
and exclusive - the original art of ROGER SADLER - a dream concept
as if brought with him from a previous life. Designed and crafted
regardless of time and cost to create a very special piece of
art for a very special person.
Could this be the most evocative bed in the world?
- it must surely contend as the definitive bed of Celtic romance
and mysticism from an age lost in the mists of time.
The bedheads are very special. They are made from
bogwoods believed to be between 4000 and 5000 years old. This
would mean that they would have been trees growing in England
during or before the building of Stonehenge and when the Pharaohs
were in Egypt - truly ancient bedheads. Representative samples
are being inspected and radio carbon dated by Professor Roy
Switsur of the Environmental Research Centre Cambridge.
The first is of solid bog Yew - riven and knotted
it is sculpted jointed and polished - enchanting and timeless.
The second is hewn from solid bog Oak riven and knotted it is
sculpted and jointed and with a representation of early Christian
imagery deeply inlaid in Holly and Thorn - evocative and stunning.
The legs and side sections are of English Oak
with its wild grain and have deeply carved Celtic knotwork undercut
to give it life. The Oak with its natural features and character
has Roger Sadler's unique 23 stage finishing operation to give
it that beauty of colour and patina and timeworn feeling of
The bed illustrated is dressed in Bengal hand-loomed
pure ivory silk. Under the day cover is a fully fitted floor
length duvet. The pillow cases sheets and duvet cover are in
pale cream luxury percal and the bed has a fully fitted traditional
English handmade mattress.
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