British Colonial William IV Rosewood SofasEarly-Mid 19th century
A pair of antique British colonial William IV sofas in rosewood.
The rectangular back has a gadroon-carved top rail flanked by scrolling terminals depicting acanthus leaves. The arm supports and the seat rail are decoratively carved in scrolling foliate motifs The sofa is raised on turned, bulbous reeded legs with a ball at the top ending in a ring and peg foot. The seat and back are newly upholstered with a quality white fabric, finished with piping.
The King William IV period marked an important transition between the Regency and Victorian eras. Much of the furniture was still neoclassical in style, although it was generally heavier than Regency pieces.
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British colonial India
H: 95 cm W: 212 cm D: 78 cm
H: 37 ½” W: 7ft D: 30 ½”