A, Your sofa and matching chairs are examples of Victorian sub-style Rococo Revival
. The Rococo Revival
period is also known as Louis XV Revival.
Mary Cooke Antiques has impressive silver, including a George III rococo revival
coffee pot by Dublin maker William Nolan, dated to 1815.
The Rococo Revival
in European Literature and the Arts, 1830-1910.
Cythera regained?; the Rococo revival
in European literature and the arts, 1830-1910.
The exhibit features a Rococo Revival
pitcher created for one of seven steamboat captains on the Grand Excursion, as well as the only existing panorama of the Mississippi River.
Since it could be cast into the elaborate shapes favored during the Rococo Revival
of the age, it was being exploited to produce things like an entire storefront that could be bought as a package.
Each is hallmarked 1839 and with the mark for important London; makers Riley and Storer; SAUCY MOMENT: A large and imposing pair of early Victorian rococo revival
silver sauceboats by John Hunt who was working for London silversmith Mortimer & Hunt in 1839.
Classical style influence comes from Baroque (Louis XIV, 1643-1715); Regency (c1700-1725); Rococo (Louis XV, 1730-1760); Neo-Classical (Louis XVI, 1765-1790); Directoire (1794-1804); Empire First (1801-1815); 19th Century Rococo revival
; Art Nouveau(189 0-1910); and Art Deco (1923-1935).
The Columbian Lady, 61 Main (open noon to 5 Saturdays, or by appointment), sells outstanding but pricey Victorian furniture: we saw a rococo revival
rosewood dressing table priced at $100,000.
What sold at the fairs were important or unusual pieces, and that was echoed in the saleroom when unexpected prices were paid for such striking tours-de-force as a pair of Anglo-Indian ivory-inlaid armchairs at Christie's which sold for 184,450 [pounds sterling] (estimate 50,000 [pounds sterling]-80,000 [pounds sterling]) or the rococo revival
Victorian ambcyna, boulle and parcel-gilt centre table of around 1830 at Sotheby's which doubled expectations to sell for 66,000 [pounds sterling].
Your chair was made during the Rococo Revival
period of the Victorian era.