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Rare Pair of Early 19th Century Regency Period Carved Rosewood Sofa Designed by John Taylor and made by Gillow

Rare Pair of Early 19th Century Regency Period Carved Rosewood Sofa Designed by John Taylor and made by Gillow

Rare Pair of Early 19th Century Regency Period Carved Rosewood Sofa Designed by John Taylor and made by Gillow

England

circa 1820 - 1830

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).

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 87.00cm (34.25 inches)

Width 198.00cm (77.95 inches)

Depth 64.00cm (25.2 inches)

Stock No: 11230

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