Antique Sofas, Benches, Canapés & Settees

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Italian Neoclassical painted and parcel-gilt silk upholstered settee
Item No. 1079
Italian Neoclassical painted and parcel-gilt silk upholstered settee

The crestrail centered by ribbon-tied flowers surmounting a molded frame, raised on fluted tapering legs. Late 18th century.

37" high by 78" wide by 22¼"deep
William IV period, carved mahogany recamier
Item No. 538
William IV period, carved mahogany recamier

In solid, carved mahogany, curvilinear in form, with Neoclassical elements including cornucopia and paterae (circular or oval ornament resembling a dish, often decorated with leaves and petals. Commonly seen in a frieze in architecture or on a corner block in furniture), the legs of umbrella shape ending in casters. Circa 1835.

84" wide by 35" high by 26" deep
Pair of very fine, Regency, giltwood benches
Item No. 944
Pair of very fine, Regency, giltwood benches

In solid, carved giltwood, each with outscrolled-ends and a seat covered in cream silk damask by Brunscwhig & Fils, with paneled friezes applied with oak leaves and acorns, on incurved legs with lion's paw feet, the underside of each inscribed 65.1137 B and 38584.

Probably Northern European, circa 1810.

Provenance: Acquired from Partridge, London, 21 November 1990.

Each bench is 30½" high by 65" wide by 19½" deep
Fine, French, Regence period, canapé
Item No. 1012
Fine, French, Regence period, canapé

In solid, carved walnut with cabriole legs terminating in pied de sabots. Covered in silk damask. Early 18th century.

Provenance: Formerly part of the furnishings of the Chateau Viticole du Carcassone.
Very fine, Venetian, Rococo period salon
Item No. 1001
Very fine, Venetian, Rococo period salon

Comprised of two fauteuils and matching canapé. In solid, carved walnut with Savonnerie tapestry. Mid-18th century.
Rare, French, Louis XV period chair-back chaise longue
Item No. 997
Rare, French, Louis XV period chair-back chaise longue

In solid, carved beechwood. Mid-18th century
Very fine, French, Regence period canapé a oreilles
Item No. 920
Very fine, French, Regence period canapé a oreilles

En arbalette form, in solid, carved walnut with needlepoint upholstery. Circa 1725.
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period canapé
Item No. 123
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period canapé

With original painted surface. Stamped "Pillot." Circa 1780.

81" long by 26" deep by 40" high (at back)
Fine, Napoleon III period, giltwood canapé of large dimensions (meuble de chateau)
Item No. 871
Fine, Napoleon III period, giltwood canapé of large dimensions (meuble de chateau)

In solid, carved giltwood with five cushions in silk damask and two étiquettes (tags) bearing the inscription "PONTOI/ … JUILLET/1872." 19th century.

35¾" high by 138½" wide
Italian, Neoclassical, crème painted and parcel-gilt settee
Item No. 616
Italian, Neoclassical, crème painted and parcel-gilt settee

Late 18th or early 19th century. Rome or Naples.

63¼" wide by 37" high (at back) by 24" deep.
Fine, French, Louis XV period, giltwood chaise longue
Item No. 851
Fine, French, Louis XV period, giltwood chaise longue

The padded backrest with serpentine top rail continuing to padded wings, the shaped rails raised on cabriole legs; the whole carved with foliate scrolls, shell motifs and seed pods. Mid-18th century.

37½" high by 33½" wide by 76" long
Fine, French Provincial, Louis XV period settee
Item No. 850
Fine, French Provincial, Louis XV period settee

In solid, carved walnut with upholstered seat and caned back. Mid-18th century.
French, Louis XV period chaise longue
Item No. 807
French, Louis XV period chaise longue

In solid, carved walnut. Mid-18th century.

80" long by 34" wide by 40" high (at back)
Rare, George IV period, giltwood and upholstered confidante
Item No. 803
Rare, George IV period, giltwood and upholstered confidante

Four seats. Circa 1825.
French, Regence period, caned canapé
Item No. 674
French, Regence period, caned canapé

In solid, carved beechwood. Early 18th century.
French, Provençal, Regence period canapé
Item No. 649
French, Provençal, Regence period canapé

In solid, carved walnut. Early 18th century.

80" wide by 33" deep by 42½" high
French, Provincial, Louis XV period, walnut and caned canapé
Item No. 653
French, Provincial, Louis XV period, walnut and caned canapé

Mid-18th century.

77½" wide
Charles X period lit de repos
Item No. 417
Charles X period lit de repos

In solid walnut with four carved panels depicting dolphins supporting shields. Early 19th century.
French, Louis XV period ottoman
Item No. 281
French, Louis XV period ottoman

Very rare sofa in carved giltwood having the characteristic corbeille shaped back and outward curved seat. 18th century.

78" wide by 32" deep by 39½" high (at back)
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Rare, George III period, chair-back settee
Item No. 506
Rare, George III period, chair-back settee

In mahogany with slightly curved, five shield-form backrest, each with bellflower and white carved splat continuing to downward sloping arm rests and supports, above a padded seat, raised on rosette capped fluted straight tapering legs ending in spade feet. 18th century.

67" wide by 27" deep by 35" high at back (18" high at seat)



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