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The English Interior

Thu, Sep 23, 2021 11:00AM EDT
Lot 419

Fine George II Carved Mahogany Settee

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for

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$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Upholstered in green mohair.

37 x 6 ft. 2 1/2 in. x 29 in., height of seat 16 1/2 in.

Note: The above offered lot has been illustrated in, Percy Macquoid, "Sofas and Settees - IV", Country Life, January 15, 1916, p. 86, fig. 2.; Macquoid and Edwards, Dictionary of English Furniture, 1924-7, vol. III, p. 100, fig. 44; Macquoid and Edwards, Dictionary of English Furniture, 1954, vol. III, p. 91, fig. 45. This settee will be illustrated in the forthcoming two-volume book on the Percival D. Griffiths Collection, written by Christian Jussel and Dr. William DeGregorio, to be published by Yale University Press, London, in 2022. 


In good overall condition with very minor seam separations at the joints on the back legs. Small old repair to the right armrest. Few age splits, nicks, loss of one talon and minor wear. Corner blocks replaced and the two middle seat rails. Beautifully carved, unusual form.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale. 
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