A rare Australian  cedar and upholstered  sofa after a George Smith designcirca 1835
Lot 5
A rare Australian cedar and upholstered sofa after a George Smith designcirca 1835
Sold for AU$ 14,400 (US$ 13,460) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Australian cedar and upholstered sofa after a George Smith design
circa 1835
The curved upholstered back above padded arms with exposed Grecian style carved supports above an over stuffed seat, curved front rail and raised on turned and lobed feet with brass castors, upholstered in light green Pierre Frey 'Moire Princesse' fabric, 112cm wide, 84cm deep, 99cm high (44" wide, 33" deep, 38.5" high).

Footnotes

  • References:
    Australian Furniture Pictorial History and Dictionary 1788-1938, Kevin Fahy and Andrew Simpson, page 356, plate 368.
    G. Smith, The Cabinet-Maker's and Upholsterer's Guide, London 1826.
Activities
Contacts
  1. James Hendy
    Specialist - Australian Colonial Furniture and Australiana
    Bonhams
    Work
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3202
    FaxFax: +1 415 861 8951