14 September 2000
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A LATE VICTORIAN TWO-TONE GREEN-PAINTED MAHOGANY SOFA
Decorated overall with foliage and flowerhead paterae, the serpentine channelled frame, above scrolling arms and fluted serpentine seatrail, covered in embroidered yellow silk, on fluted tapering legs, brass caps and castors, the central rear legs with repaired breaks, later decorated
35½ in. (90 cm.) high; 76 in. (193 cm.) wide; 33 in. (84 cm.) deep
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With its serpentined back and tapering columnar legs, it relates to 'Sofa' patterns in Messrs. A. Hepplewhite & Co., The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide, London, 1788.
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