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A Beautifully Carved Chippendale Period Sofa

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Origin England
Period 18th Century
Materials carved mahogany, silk blend upholstery
Dimensions
W. 80 in; H. 39 in; D. 34 in;
W. 203.2 cm; H. 99.06 cm; D. 86.36 cm;
Condition Excellent. Newly upholstered and beautifully finished.
Creation Date 1760
Description An incredible carved camelback sofa in mahogany with exaggerated scrolled arms exhibiting the finest carved arm fascias over an elaborately carved serpentine apron on square tapered and paneled legs with husk carved elements and ending in paw feet. The frame is intact with period stuffing and webbing. Now professionally upholstered in proper horse hair and linen webbing with silk covering and nail heads.
The attribution to a place of origin i.e. English or Irish is difficult at best. The design indicates however that this piece was a special commission in the most extraordinary manner. English or Irish, circa 1760.
Styles / Movements Chippendale, Georgian
Dealer Reference Number SE000329
Incollect Reference Number 236995
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