14 November 2002
A SWEDISH PARCEL-GILT AND BRONZED SOFA
Early 19th Century
The rectangular back with three padded cushions, sides and seat covered in cream striped watered satin, the downswept arms carved with trailing husks and lion's heads, supported by griffins, on turned stiff-leaf wrapped legs, redecorated
75½ in. (192 cm.) wide
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A closely related sofa, with identical arm supports, was sold anonymously, in these Rooms, 23 November 1989, lot 104, while a further related example was sold at Sotheby's London, 4 November 1998, lot 269.
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