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Lot 516
  • 516

A suite of Russian mahogany veneered seat furniture circa 1825

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Description

  • mahogany
  • settee 203cm. wide; 6ft. 8in.
comprising six armchairs and a settee, each armchair with an outward scroll trapeziod shaped back surmounted by a cylindrical cresting with a flowerhead at each end, the base of the back carved with scrolls and a demi-patera above a drop-in padded seat and drownscrolled arms terminating in stylised foliage on sabre legs; reblocked; together with a settee ensuite with a rectangular hinged back above a padded rectangular seat

Catalogue Note

Comparative Literature:
Antoine Cheneviere, Russian Furniture The Golden Age 1780-1840, London, 1988, p. 208, fig. 218, for a mahogany armchair with similarly carved arms to those upon the offered armchairs. 

 

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