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A crisply carved Regency period mahogany sofa.

Date: 2017-06-28 22:47:04

Circa: 1830

Period: Regency Period c. 1800-1835

Height: 35"

Width: 65.75"

Depth: 24"

The cresting rail carved with acanthus leaves to the ends and centred by an anthemion above an upholstered back and seat; the arms composed of anthemions, acanthus and lotus leaves; raised on lyre shaped legs.

The carved ornament on this sofa is clearly inspired by George Smith's A Collection of Designs for Household furniture and Interior Decoration (1808) where he advises cabinet-makers to 'compare, select and to arrange' motifs from antiquity.

Material: mahogany

Category:

Ref: 1732


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