Mid-19th Century Mahogany Bench with Old Needlepoint, England, circa 1840 For Sale
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Mid-19th Century Mahogany Bench with Old Needlepoint, England, circa 1840

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We don't know if the needlepoint upholstery on this bench is original, but it is certainly very old and beautiful, its worn condition gives the piece a patina and genuineness that cannot be copied. This sturdy bench is unusually wide and is excellent for seating or for use as a coffee table. The frame has finger molding and cabriole legs with solid brass wheels.

Details

  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
    Rococo Revival
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1840
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    Frame in excellent condition. Needlepoint upholstery is very old and worn with a couple of tears near the edges and the cording is frayed at places. Much of the actual needlepoint is worn away, leaving only the underlying pattern showing.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    H 16 in. x W 65 in. x D 27 in.H 40.64 cm x W 165.1 cm x D 68.58 cm
  • Seat Height
    15 in. (38.1 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Alexandria, VA
  • Seller Reference Number
    8882FP
  • Reference Number
    1503318699800
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