AN IRISH REGENCY STYLE CARVED MAHOGANY SETTEE, 19TH CENTURY, BRITISH ISLES, in the George II taste, the canted rectangular back over a cushioned bench seat, within outwardly scrolled arms on sloping supports, the whole raised on cabriole legs, the knees caved with bear or lion's masks, terminating in claw and ball feet, the whole covered in antique Belgian Baroque style tapestry, at center a mythological scene of Jupiter seducing Callisto, disguised as Diana. Height: 42 1/4" Width: 55" Depth: 30 1/2"
Joints slightly brittle but expected, some surface wear, mild losses to carving, upholstery with some hole, rubbed areas and wear, but overall in very good condition, wear commensurate with age and use.
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