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An Elegant Regency Period Chaise Longue

H: 35 in / 89 cm  |  L: 74 in / 187 cm  |  D: 25 in / 64 cm

Description


Constructed in simulated goncalo alves, rising from addorsed castor shod sabre legs decorated with finely carved Graeco-Roman palmettes, with similar tablets over; the back rest of ‘dog leg’ form with reeding and further conforming carving, and a swept back; the armrail of moulded shape, with a scrolled terminal. The foot rest an incurved scroll, decorated with further reeding.
Circa 1815.

Literature

Clifford Musgrave’s ‘Regency Furniture’ published London 1961 shows a chaise longue of very similar conception. The design also appears in the 1802 edition of the ‘Cabinet Makers’ London Book of Prices’.

REF No. 8283

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