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This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

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.

Literature:

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.

Provenance:

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts, USA since 1941

 

Dimensions

74 x 30 x 36 in high (188 x 76 x 91.5 cm)
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