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A Queen Anne Walnut Settee

england , circa 1700

An exceptional Queen Anne walnut double-backed settee of rare small scale. The upholstered back and seats standing on carved cabriole legs terminating in pad feet, all joined by a wonderful turned stretcher of elaborate form, the back legs gracefully outswept.

Provenance

The collection of Viscount Clifden, Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire
Private Collection, UK
Hotspur Antiques, London

Stock number

AD.64
Height: 47.24 in (120 cm)
Width: 63.78 in (162 cm)
Depth: 28.54 in (72.5 cm)
An exceptional Queen Anne walnut double-backed settee of rare small scale. The upholstered back and seats standing on carved cabriole legs terminating in pad feet, all joined by a wonderful turned stretcher of elaborate form, the back legs gracefully outswept.
Christopher Hussey, "Wimpole Hall II, Cambridgeshire: the seat of the Hon. Gerald Agar-Robartes", Country Life, 28 May 1927, pp. 844-851
 
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