13 - 15 September 2011
AN ENGLISH WALNUT SETTEE
CIRCA 1900, BY MORANT & CO.
Covered in blue linen on block and baluster turned supports, with a label for 'Morant & Co/Upholsterers,/Decorators,/91 New Bond St./London' and an inventory label 'D1049'
39½ in. (100 cm.) high; 49¼ in. (124.5 cm.) wide; 28 in. (71 cm.) deep
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