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    Sale 5281

    The Sunday Sale

    9 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 184

    A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY WINDOW SEATS

    IN THE MANNER OF MORGAN AND SAUNDERS, CIRCA 1810

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY WINDOW SEATS
    In the manner of Morgan and Saunders, circa 1810
    Each with a rectangular caned seat between reeded X-frame supports terminating in scrolls, the arms and legs joined by reeded baluster turned supports on gilt-metal ball feet, various repairs and restoration
    Each: 24½ in. (62 cm.) high; 34 in. (86 cm.) wide; 16 in. (41 cm.) deep (2)


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    This pair of Grecian-form bench was popularized by Messrs. Morgan and Saunders of Trafalgar House, Catherine Street, and a related window seat by these makers is illustrated in R. Ackermann, The Repository of Arts, London, 1809 (see P. Agius, Ackermann's Regency Furniture and Interiors, London, 1984, p.39).

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