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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, production, England

Category:

furniture

Name:

hall settle

Other Name:

hall bench

Date:

circa 1730 circa 1740

School/Style:

Baroque

Period(s):

early 18th Century; George II

Description:

Mahogany hall settle with panelled back and carved crest rail, open scroll arms and carved cabriole legs.

Technique:

carving; decoration

Material:

mahogany; whole

Technique
Description:

mahogany with panelled back and carved crest rail

Dimension(s):

height, 108.7, cm
width, 186.7, cm
depth, 54, cm

Acquisition:

bought; 1973-01-25; Phillips and Harris

Provenance:

Phillips and Harris, Church Street, Kensington

Notes(s):

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.

Acquisition Credit:

Purchased with the Marlay Fund

Documentation:

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.

Accession:

Object Number: M.1-1973
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 95850; input: 2003-11-11; modified: 2016-08-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/95850