A carved mahogany hall bench in the manner of C.H.Tatham
Lot 136
A carved mahogany hall bench in the manner of C.H.Tatham
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,805) inc. premium

Lot Details
A carved mahogany hall bench
in the manner of C.H.Tatham
the scrolling toprail above a pierced bar back with central rectangular panel carved with leafy scrolls, above downscrolled arms, a rectangular hinged seat enclosing three sections of trussed scroll acanthus carved legs and lion paw feet, elements early 19th century and later, probably adapted from a bergere, 167cm wide, (65.5" wide).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Hampstead Garden Suburb Institute. This bench was donated to the institute by Henrietta Barnett as part of her big vision to educate the gentry and artisans together in Hampstead Garden Suburb.

    The scrolled toprail is similar to a pair of George II mahogany hall settees offered at Christie's New York 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe, 21-22 October 2010, lot 28.
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