An Australian blackwood and cedar upholstered five piece salon suite Circa 1885
Lot 278
An Australian blackwood and cedar upholstered five piece salon suite Circa 1885
Sold for AU$ 6,405 (US$ 5,944) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Australian blackwood and cedar upholstered five piece salon suite
Circa 1885
each piece with button backed upholstery within carved frames, each of which is different, above sprung seats with decorative roundel decorated front rails, raised on turned tapering legs terminating in ceramic castors (5)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purported to have been part of the furnishings of Government House, Brisbane, circa 1885.
    Claremont House, Ipswich, circa 1950.
    Turn O'the Century Brisbane, September 1981.

    Reference:
    Nineteenth Century Australian Furniture, Kevin Fahy, Christina Simpson, Andrew Simpson, David Ell Press, Sydney 1985, page 421, plate 284 and page 442, plate 346.
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