A Late George III Mahogany Settee upholstered in Earlier Needlework
A Late George III Mahogany Settee upholstered in Earlier Needlework

A Late George III Mahogany Settee upholstered in Earlier Needlework

c. 1800 England

Offered by Frank Partridge

£45,000 gbp
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Having a camel back, upholstered in its original grand point and petit point 18th Century needlework, with three framed scenes of a gentleman playing a musical instrument in the center with ladies on either side. The framed scenes, surrounded with floral design of blue, red and beige and with a dark brown background. The sides with framed scenes of animals and the seat cushion having two framed scenes, one of a gentleman and the other of a lady with a harlequin dress. With three carved mahogany legs, terminating in paw feet at the front and three shaped plain legs at the back
Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts, USA since 1941
A very similar settee is illustrated in colour in the Dictionary of English furniture by Percy Macquoid & Ralph Edwards from Penshurst Place Plate VII p. 99.
Dimensions
Height 92.00 cm (36.22 inches)
Width 188.00 cm (74.02 inches)
Depth 76.00 cm (29.92 inches)
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