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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 324

    AN EBONISED SETTEE

    20TH CENTURY, OF WILLIAM AND MARY STYLE

    Price Realised  

    AN EBONISED SETTEE
    20TH CENTURY, OF WILLIAM AND MARY STYLE
    The serpentine padded back and squab cushion covered in panels of seventeenth century appliqué work with silk-velvet, the scrolled arms, sides and back covered in dark green silk-velvet with tassled borders, on baluster legs joined by arched front stretchers carved with scrolls
    46¾ in. (119 cm.) high; 59 in. (150 cm.) wide; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Major-General Sir George Burns, North Mymms Park, Hertfordshire; Christie's house sale, 24-26 September 1979, lot 130.