An Australian cedar and upholstered sofa Tasmania, circa 1820

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Lot 7
An Australian cedar and upholstered sofa
Tasmania, circa 1820

Sold for AU$ 10,200 (US$ 7,293) inc. premium
An Australian cedar and upholstered sofa
Tasmania, circa 1820
The rectangular padded back with square arm rests above a cushion seat with bolster cushions, raised on ring turned tapering legs, upholstered in agate 'Lelivre Damas Orion', 202cm wide, 72cm deep, 85cm high (79.5in wide, 28in deep, 33in high).

Footnotes

  • Note:
    Stylistically this sofa shows the influence of the popular English designs of Hepplewhite and Sheraton.

    References:
    A. Hepplewhite & Co, 'The Cabinet Makers & Upholsterers Guide, 3rd Edition, 1794.
    Thomas Sheraton, 'The Cabinet Makers & Upholsterers Drawing Book', 1793, plate 23.
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