Lot 161
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A pair of George II giltwood settees

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 USD
Sold
72,000 USD
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Description

each padded serpentine backrest centered by a carved shell, the over-upholstered seat flanked by padded armrests on scrolled handholds carved with acanthus leaves, the downscrolled supports carved with roundels and bellflowers on a punched ground, the sides carved with imbrication, raised on tapered square legs headed by flowerheads, the waisted tops with fluting and continuing to bellflower carving on a punched ground, ending in square feet.  Differences, replacements, restorations and re-gilt.
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