5 April 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE I WALNUT SOFA
The shaped rectangular padded back and seat covered in associated later petit point needlework of flowers in a strapwork cartouche surrounded by foliage, on a yellow ground, the outscrolled padded arms covered in yellow material, on cabriole legs with cleft-cut tops and pad feet, joined by shaped stretchers, stamped 'WH', the back right-hand leg replaced, the back feet and the central front foot tipped, the stretchers partially replaced, some ears replaced, re-railed
45 in. (114.5 cm.) high; 53 in. (135 cm.) wide
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A settee with this pattern of stretcher-tied leg, was sold by Captain Norman Colville, M.C., Penheale Manor, Cornwall, in these Rooms, 23 June 1932, lot 109.
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