14 June 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A TAPESTRY-COVERED ASH SOFA
The legs largely 18th Century, the tapestry late 17th Century
The shaped rectangular padded back, squab cushion and out-scrolled arms covered in Brussels tapestry depicting birds, fruit and foliage, on cabriole legs with paw feet, oval label 'FRANK PARTRIDGE WORKS OF ART 26, KING ST. ST. JAMES'S AND NEW YORK' and with inventory number '5951', rerailed and the shape altered
44 in. (112 cm.) high; 78½ in. (200 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep
Frank Partridge, 26 King Street, St. James's, London.
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