A late 18th century black and polychrome painted leather and giltwood carved sedan chair
Possibly Continental, the domed hinged canopy with gilt bronze acorn finials above part glazed sash door and sides, enclosing a cream damask interior with rectangular buttoned loose squab, the sides painted with draped frieze framed gilt cartouches, the reverse similarly painted with a monogrammed 'G' and coronet, with guilloche applied gilt metal bands, with bearer handles, on sleigh feet, with two long pole bearers, 69cm wide, 81cm deep, 161cm high (27" wide, 31.5" deep, 63" high). (3)
- Please note that this is an English 'Westminster' Sedan and that painted cartouches to the sides are possibly of a later date. The Finials or standards have been replaced.