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Grand Regency George IV Period Carved Mahogany Sofa after a design by John Taylor

Grand Regency George IV Period Carved Mahogany Sofa after a design by John Taylor

England

circa 1825 - 1835

Having acanthus leaf wrapped carved scroll ends, the top rail features a shaped foliate double scroll with central carved anthemion, above a padded back and cushioned seat. The Grecian urn-shaped padded arm supports resting on square plinths with recessed foliate carvings, raised on four tapering feet, the Roman swag carvings to the tops above a foliate carved foot terminating on the original brass castors.

John Taylor traded from Bedford Crescent, Covent Garden, London as an upholsterer and furniture designer(1821-1829). John Taylor at one time was employed by the Royal cabinet maker George Oakley.
Taylor had several designs of sofa and chairs published in Rudolph Ackermann's "Repository of Arts" between 1821-1824. This design corresponds to a design by John Taylor, a Covent Garden upholsterer who’s design a “Dress Sofa” was published in R. Ackermann's, 'Repository of Arts' 1821, (P. Agius, Ackermann's Regency Furniture and Interiors, Marlborough, 1984, p. 132, pl. 116).

Condition

Excellent, recently re-upholstered.

Literature

This design corresponds to a design by John Taylor, a Covent Garden upholsterer who’s design a “Dress Sofa” was published in R. Ackermann's, 'Repository of Arts' 1821, (P. Agius, Ackermann's Regency Furniture and Interiors, Marlborough, 1984, p. 132, pl. 116).

Dimensions

Height 109.00cm (42.91 inches)

Width 223.00cm (87.8 inches)

Depth 67.00cm (26.38 inches)

Stock No: 11179

£14,500.00

In-stock
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