Antique Art Deco Ivory Leather 2 Seat Settee C1930

Antique Art Deco Ivory Leather 2 Seat Settee C1930


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This is a stylish antique Art Deco Period settee in figured walnut and birch that has just been reupholstered in luxurious ivory leather with black leather piping, circa 1930 in date.

The very comfortable sofa features figured walnut and birch show wood which frames the ivory leather upholstery beautifully.

Add a touch of unparalleled style and comfort to a special room in your home with these stylish set.


In excellent condition having been beautifully restored and reupholstered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 78 x Width 144 x Depth 98 - Sofa

Height 46 - Seat Height

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 4 feet, 9 inches x Depth 3 feet, 3 inches - Sofa

Height 1 foot, 6 inches - Seat Height

Art Deco or Deco,
is an influential visual arts design style which first appeared in France during the 1920s, flourished internationally during the 30s and 40s.

It is an eclectic style that combines traditional craft motifs with Machine Ageimagery and materials. The style is often characterized by rich colours, bold geometric shapes, and lavish ornamentation.

Deco emerged from the Interwar period when rapid industrialization was transforming culture. One of its major attributes is an embrace of technology. This distinguishes Deco from the organic motifs favored by its predecessor Art Nouveau.

Historian Bevis Hillier defined Art Deco as "an assertively modern style...[that] ran to symmetry rather than asymmetry, and to the rectilinear rather than the curvilinear; it responded to the demands of the machine and of new material...[and] the requirements of mass production".

During its heyday Art Deco represented luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress.

Figured Walnut and Burr Walnut (often referred to as Burl Walnut) were considered as the most attractive varieties of Walnut. Burr Walnut veneer was taken from the specific part of the tree where 'growths' sprouting smaller branches and/ or roots would occur. As these 'growth' areas were limited in both occurrence and size, larger veneers were hard to source and often on bigger furniture (tables, desks, bureaus, cabinets etc), these veneers would have to be carefully joined by matching up the pieces or blending them together.


W144.0 x H78.0 x D98.0 cm

Wear condition


Date of manufacture



Early 20th Century


Art Deco


VAT status

Seller is VAT registered


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