British Colonial Mahogany SofaMid 19th century
A British colonial sofa in mahogany with a beautifully relief carved serpentine shaped crest rail centered by a roundel with a floral motive. The front of the frame, legs and arms are carved and the scrolled ends of the arms display
the same finely carved floral motive which is also repeated on the seat frame above the legs. The seat and back have recently been re-caned in a pattern typical to the colonial style while the back has been double caned. The legs with a carved
inverted cup, terminating in a large disc and a peg foot. The seat height is 41 cm or 16”.
The sofa is in good condition and has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing. The mahogany has a rich warm shade with a striking grain.
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British colonial India
H: 100 cm W: 207 cm D: 67 cm
H: 39½” W: 81½” D: 26½”