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Five-star furnishings: own a piece of the Lanesborough hotel

Posted at 10:00 am, December 3, 2013 in Hotels & Travel, Shopping & Style
Lanesborough

For most of us, experiencing the joys of five-star luxury is an extremely rare occurrence. However, it needn’t be that way. The five-star Lanesborough hotel in Knightsbridge is planning a renovation, and between December 9-13, it will auction off more than 3,000 of its grandiose furnishings. Lanesborough

Highlights include a Shimmel Empire Grand piano (guide price: £3,000-£3,500), an oil painting by Simon Casson (£40,000-£45,000), a crystal column chandelier (£5,000-£5,500), and even their bespoke wool carpets, from as little as a few hundred pounds. Their offerings are mostly in the style of the Regency period and with 360° virtual tours available on their website you can be nosey and have a good look yourself. It will all go under the hammer, so here’s your chance to snaffle a posh bargain. Peter Yeung Lanesborough

You can register to bid online and more info can be found at thelanesboroughsale.com

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