An early-20th century Knole settee

September 18, 2019 2:00 pm Published by

The settee is upholstered in velvet with a shaped, cut-velvet panel applied to the inside back. The adjustable padded wings are joined to the arms with a hinge and attached to the back upholstered finials with a tassel. The straight, upholstered arms projecting from the back and supported by the sides. The seat with a large loose cushion. Standing on castors. Trimmed with fringe. Standing on castors. English, first half of the 20th century.

Reference : 17th Century Interiors & Decoration (Peter Thornton) ill 150 depicts the couch at Knole

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