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RRP £5500 – Sublime Duresta “Hornblower” 2.5-Seat Sofa & “Rectory” Footstool in Pale-Gold Broad-Stripe & Check Fabric


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Hello Friends, and welcome to another unmissable offering from Lord Browns Furniture, the UK's premier resource for fine Sofas and Chairs.

Hello Friends, and welcome to another unmissable offering from Lord Browns Furniture, the UK’s premier resource for fine Sofas and Chairs.

On offer on this occasion is a superb, majestic Duresta “Hornblower” Cushion-Back 2.5-Seat Sofa and a “Rectory” Footstool, with the sofa dressed in their stunning, tactile and unashamedly luxurious Pale-Gold Broad-Stripe and Large-Check woven-fabric, the footstool dressed in a beguiling Pale-Gold Diamond-Motif fabric, and with the sofa supplied with numerous complimenting scatter cushions.

As you will no doubt be aware by your interest in this listing, Duresta pieces are the epitome of classic English furniture design, are of supreme quality, and exhibit detailing and execution of the finest standard.

In a world of temporary pleasures, Duresta create beautiful furniture built to last a lifetime, and there can be no better illustration of their talents and expertise than this doyen of seating.

This sofa and footstool is in handsome, beautifully-maintained condition, showing some signs-of-use consistent with the regular residential employment it has seen, and is entirely free from fault, flaw or damage. Its fine, original order reflects the TLC and considerate use afforded it in the past and, aside from the odd, small mark and blemish across its acres of gorgeous, luxurious fabric, and some light wear to the fabric in isolated areas (particularly on the seat-cushions, as you might expect), this pair remain as impressive as you could possibly hope to find.

Please view the images provided carefully to confirm its good, genuine condition and truly-stunning appearance. It is as handsome as a suite of seating can be, with undeniable air of relaxed elegance and grandeur.

In its current condition (and, to be clear, it is far-from perfect for the reasons mentioned above), it is certain to meet of the requirements of all but the more-particular buyer and, for someone looking for a piece of supreme quality to position at the heart of family life, it is truly heaven sent! This superb piece possesses all the beauty and majesty of the finest traditional furniture money can buy.

The sofa dimensions are H-91cm, W-184cm and D-117cm, with the footstool measuring H-42cm, W-148cm and D-68cm, and the breathtaking seating position this iconic knowle-design creates is enhanced by the use of sumptuously comfortable, generously feather-filled back and fibre-filled seat cushions, which leaves you powerless to resist its charms. Not only does it possess looks to die for, but it is sooooooooooooooooooooooooo comfortable too!

Costing close-to £5500 when new, this sofa represents spectacular value for money, and we have no doubt it will serve and delight its new owner for many years to come.

Delivery of this piece to most UK mainland addresses will cost £165, and can be organised on behalf of the winning bidder upon request using one of our hand-picked panel of specialist, fully-insured independent furniture couriers.

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