Rare George III Sofa

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Rare George III Sofa with Embroidered Upholstery, English, ca. 1765-1775. It is rare to find a period sofa covered with 18th century needlework especially depicting animals. The form of the sofa with scrolled arms and carved blind-fret Chippendale legs are also strong attributes.
Date of Manufacture
late 18th century
18th Century and Earlier
Materials and Techniques
pine secondary
Fine condition, minor repairs to the back legs re-supported with glue blocks. Portions of the needlework have been restored.
42 in. H x 93 in. W x 28 in. D
107 cm H x 236 cm W x 71 cm D
Dealer Location
Litchfield, CT
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Located in Litchfield, CT
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