14 March 1996
A LATE VICTORIAN GILTWOOD SOCIABLE
The trefoil-shaped stuffed seat with conforming buttoned-back covered in pale calico, the reeded toprail above turned tapering part-fluted legs and porcelain castors, stamped 57 and the castors stamped C&C PATENT, not uphostered
50in. (127cm.) diam.
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This trefoiled seat-pattern features in Charles & Richard Light's Cabinet Furniture: Designs and Catalogue of Cabinet and Upholstery Furniture, Looking Glasses etc, 1880 (E. Joy, British 19th Century Furniture Design,, Woodbridge, 1977, p. 331).
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