Unknown, production, England
circa 1730 circa 1740
early 18th Century; George II
Mahogany hall settle with panelled back and carved crest rail, open scroll arms and carved cabriole legs.
mahogany with panelled back and carved crest rail
height, 108.7, cm
width, 186.7, cm
depth, 54, cm
bought; 1973-01-25; Phillips and Harris
Phillips and Harris, Church Street, Kensington
A similar settle was sold by Tennants of Layburn on 21 February 1998 for £44,000 plus buyer's premium. The settle was said to have come from Wentworth Woodhouse. It bore the number '7'. See Documentation.
Purchased with the Marlay Fund
Partridge Fine Arts PLC. 2001. English Furniture and Works of Art 2001.London?: p. 38-9
Cf. pp. 38-9, no. 13. The probable pair to The Fitzwilliam's settle, formerly at Wentworth Woodhouse until 1998. Design attributed by the cataloguer to William Flitcroft (1697-1769). This is the settle sold by Tennants of Layburn on 21 February 1998.
Arkell, Roland. 1988. Auction Reports.
Source Title: Antiques Trade Gazette(28-March-1998)
Publ. Compared with a settle from Wentworth Woodhouse.
Object Number: M.1-1973
(record id: 95850; input: 2003-11-11; modified: 2016-08-11)