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    the donnington grove painted settees

    Antique The Donnington Grove Painted Settees

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    A fine pair of late 18th century off white lacquered neo classical settees with upholstered backs, out swept open arms, the frames decorated with paterae, trailing swags, and raised on fluted legs with foliate capitals and imbrication.

     
    England, circa 1790
     
    Height of Back : 92 cms 36in
    Width 157 cms 61.75in
    Depth 52 cms 20.5in
     
    These exceptional settees appear to be of Italian origin, however, they were part of a suite of furniture commissioned by William Brummell for Donnington Grove. There were also other pieces that would not typically fall into the Gillows oeuvre that are also attributed to Gillows and supplied between 1783 and 1794.
     
    William Brummell was the father of George ''Beau'' Brummell, the Regency dandy (1778-1840) who spent part of his childhood at Donnington Grove. He is an iconic figure in Regency England, a close friend of the Prince Regent and arbiter of men''s fashion. His statue stands on Jermyn Street, London.

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    Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd

    Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd is an internet antique dealing business supplying international clients across the globe. As the owner, I take great pride in the quality of the presentation of my antique furniture and works of art, together with offering the best customer service. I offer a broad range of antiques from the early 1800's to the 20th century. Antiques from my online collection have been selected for their common high quality and exceptional design.

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    Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd
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    3rd Floor
    207 Regent Street
    Westminster
    Central London
    W1B 3HH
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02076920897
    E: nick@nicholaswells.com
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