15 April 1999
A REGENCY MAHOGANY SOFA
Reeded overall, with rectangular padded back, sides, seat and three seat cushions covered in blue and brown silk damask, on ring-turned tapering legs with brass associated castors, the castors stamped 'BERTRAM & SON 100 DEAN ST.W'
72 in. (183 cm.) wide
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A closely related sofa was sold by the Chamberlayne family, Sotheby's at West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire, 22-24 June 1998, lot 1086.
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘