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A Settee in the Early Georgian Manner

H: 42 in / 107 cm  |  W: 60 in / 153 cm  |  D: 26 in / 66 cm

Description

Constructed in red walnut, and reupholstered recently in a patterned damask; rising from cabriole legs with ‘hairy paw’ feet, with lion masks atop: the serpentine front and side rails carved with acanthus foliates; swept foliate carved arms terminate in eagle heads, conjoining the drop in seat with the shaped back.
Circa 1890

Literature

Herbert Cescinsky’s seminal three volume work ‘English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century’, published in 1911, illustrates similar settees om pp 65/66

REF No. 5468

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