A unique, late-19th century, Spanish walnut & gilded, 3-seat, settee upholstered in exceptionally, rare, 18th century, polychrome & gilded leather panels
- A beautiful statement & conversation piece injecting gravitas, atmosphere and charm to any interior - Gilded and painted leather was used as wall hangings and upholstery in elite interiors in the 17th and early 18th century favored for its opulence, softness, and hard wearing qualities. - These gilded, leather panels are of exceptional quality and in excellent condition retaining the original gilding and polychrome decoration. They have been removed from the settee and conserved. - Retaining the original brass studs and fringe. - The floral spray design of the leather panels on the front is beautiful and intricate and the larger scale floral and fruit design with a large bird on the back is a lively contrast.
Measures: Length 138.50 cm, 54 ½ inches Height 126 cm, 49 ½ inches Depth 63.50 cm, 25inches.
All prices exclude custom clearance fees which, where appropriate, will be charged directly to the client by your receiving courier, importer or government.