Late 19th Century Walnut Twin Chair Back Sofa After A George II Design

GBP 7,950.00

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Object Description

A superb quality late Victorian walnut double chair back sofa / settee after a George II design of Giles Grendey’s .

English 1880.

A wonderful sofa having scroll back supports with carved crestings above vase shaped splats with segmented figured walnut veneers and carved borders. The bow front slip-in stuffed seat above a veneered seat rail and gadroon moulded apron, the eagle headed carved arms with moulded and ornate carved supports on a trellis ground, the scale and scroll carved cabriole legs with shell carved knees and ending in claw and ball feet.

This elegant walnut twin chair back settee sofa is an exceptional example with fine original colour and patina having close appearance of a period example. The upholstered seat would benefit from being recovered and re-webbed in a fabric of choice. A period example of this sofa was sold by Christies New York 7th th June 2013 Lot 345 achieving $75,000.


Width 62 inches – 152cm

Height 39 1/2 inches – 100cm

Depth 29 inches – 74cm

Seat height 21 inches – 53cm

Object Details

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+44 (0)1438 869 819

Dealer Location

Benington, Hertfordshire, UK

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