A Late 19thC French Aubusson Carpet Upholstered Sofa c.1895


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Object Description

The Victorian period two-seater sofa or settee having the original upholstered carpet moquette velour in a cream, gold and red Aubusson type design, the whole with sloped arms with pom-pom ends and rope piping, to turned front oak legs and castors to rear sabre legs, the whole with a latticed tasselled lower and surviving from the zeniths of nineteenth century France.

Object History


Object Literature

A scarce settee and one that is just as delightful to gaze upon as it is to sit in.

Object Condition

In fair condition, the sofa has survived pretty well in its ripe old age though has obviously been well loved. There is wear to the upholstery, with some threadbare areas to the lower part of the seat and small losses to the lower tassels but overall, this striking sofa is in good sound condition. We had the frame rebuilt and tightened and the whole completely re-sprung so she is now comfortable and ready to go.

Object Details

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    W:55 x H:34.5 inches
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Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1767 640995
+44 (0)7729 213013

Dealer Location

The Onion Barn
Shoe Cottage
15 High Street
MK44 3NL

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