Rare English Early Oak and Upholstered Sofa, Late 17th Century

GBP 32,400.00

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Object Description

An extremely rare English oak-framed upholstered sofa late 17th century possibly early 18th Century. Very few examples remain of this early type of English Sofa.

The cartouche-shaped back having a wide channel-moulded and scroll-shaped frame, decorated with carved flowerhead and centred by a bold ‘scallop-shell’ cresting, with drop-in padded back, and hipped and down-swept scroll-ended open arms, stuff-over seat, on ball and faceted tapering front legs, joined by a wavy-profile and chamfered X-form stretcher centred by a finial, upholstered in olive-green silk velvet with repairs.

Object Condition

Recent strengthening of framework carried out by Charles Perry Ltd

Old repairs to framework, cartouche carved scallop and traces of historic woodworm.
Losses to legs.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)13 0437 4563

Dealer Location

3 Cheshire Street, London E2 6ED

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