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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 148

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SYCAMORE AND MARQUETRY SETTEE OF UNUSUAL FORM

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SYCAMORE AND MARQUETRY SETTEE OF UNUSUAL FORM
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With waved back and wing arms, covered in gros-point and longstitch needlework depicting a chessboard, playing cards, and household items, on trompe-l'oeil fluted tapering legs and urn-inlaid spade feet joined by stretchers, possibly altered in shape and reduced in height
    68 in. (173 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Mrs. David Bruce, Albany, London.