British Colonial Rosewood RécamierMid 19th century
A British colonial rosewood récamier, with (when facing) a left-hand raised sweeping upholstered arm and right-hand scrolled foot end. The moulded back frame sweeps down and terminates at the base of the comfortably stuff-over seat. The sweep, roll of arm and scrolled foot end are decorated with reeded carving along its frame. The récamier has been newly upholstered with a quality white fabric. It comes with a lovely bolster cushion, finished with ruched button ends. The récamier stands on four short tapered legs. The seat height is 50 cm or 19½”.
The récamier 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 Indian rosewood that this piece has been made of has a naturally occurring dark shade with a striking grain.
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British colonial India
H: 87 cm W: 220 cm D: 73 cm
H 34½” W: 86½” D: 28½”