Snuggle up with a great sofa from thesaleroom.com19 June 2020 From plush and practical to decorative or decadent, there are loads of lovely sofas to be found at auction.
Choose a style that fits you and your home and start bidding. Just make sure that before you buy, you’ve checked out the delivery information at your auction house of choice.
A Chesterfield sofa is a timeless piece, comfy and classic that will suit many homes. This two-seater, upholstered in deep buttoned green, is offered at David Duggleby in North Yorkshire on June 27 with an estimate of £100-150.
View and bid for this Chesterfield sofa here.
It might not be for every home, but it’s good to know what a range is out there. Made in the style of a Louis XVI settee, this crimson upholstered seating option has an estimate of £250-350 at John Nicholson’s of Haslemere on June 25.
View and bid for this red-and-gold number here.
The Arts & Crafts option
Arts & Crafts furniture is a popular choice, and this high-backed settee c.1900-10 by George Henry Walton could attract some interest at Martel Maides in Guernsey. Offered in a three-day sale running from June 30-July 2, it has an estimate of £1500-2000 and a story behind it. It was designed for his patron George Davison, who had almost all of his possessions designed by Walton including wallpaper, fireplaces cutlery and glasses. It is covered in later gold upholstery.
View and bid for this George Walton sofa here.
The historic one
If you have a historic home, you could opt for this William IV mahogany and upholstered sofa, c.1835. It is offered at Dreweatts in Newbury on July 7 with an estimate of £400-600.
View and bid for this William IV sofa here.