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Aston Large Knole sofa

Aston Large Knole sofa

£5,410

Aston Large Knole Sofa In Jim Dickins Ottoman Spearmint

Aston Large Knole Sofa In Jim Dickins Ottoman Spearmint

£5,410

Aston Large Knole Sofa In Jim Dickins Ottoman Turmeric

Aston Large Knole Sofa In Jim Dickins Ottoman Turmeric

£5,410

Aston Knole Love Seat in Jim Dickins Ottoman Turmeric

Aston Knole Love Seat in Jim Dickins Ottoman Turmeric

£3,553

The Aston is an exclusive drop arm knole sofa with carved wooden finials and hand made tie backs. Upholstered in Jim Dickens fabric over an English made solid beech frame with coil sprung seating unit to the front edge. Includes fibre filled seat cushions with feather scatters as illustrated.  Hand built in England by skilled craftsmen at family owned workshops established for over 30 years.

Aston Knole love seat in Jim Dickens Ottoman Olympos and Agra Saffron

 

Knole Sofas

The phrase Knole sofa originates from Knole Park in Kent, where the prototype of a sofa with adjustable arms was commissioned for the house owned by the Sackville-Wests, circa 1605-20.  It was originally used as a formal throne on which the monarch would have sat to receive visitors, rather than a comfortable sofa.  There are many designs of Knole sofas but in all cases the side arms are tied to the sofa back by means of heavy decorative braid, often with an elaborate tassel.

Width: 48 inches  |  Depth: 37 inches  |  Height: 33¾ inches

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