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French 19th Century Giltwood and Purple Velvet Settee


A grand Canapé in the Louis XVI manner. Constructed in a well carved gold giltwood, with later purple velvet upholstery; rising from turned and tapering legs with toupie feet, the shaped front rails embellished with carved running Bellflower bands; the back of elliptical form, with conforming bellflower carving, having ‘lover’s bow’ knot to the crest, the side rails issuing carved arms, with scrolling terminals, French, circa 1870.   


  • Dimensions

    H 42 in. x W 52 in. x D 25 in.

    H 106.68 cm x W 132.08 cm x D 63.5 cm

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    London, GB
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