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1990.117 (RS198923)

Description

The carved chest rail with areas of foliate carving centering a rectangular entabulature; above curved, upholstered arms with a molded wood facing featuring carved pinwheel rosettes and a molded skirt rail, all above sabre legs with "bulls-eye" volutes and terminating in cast, gilt bronze foliate feet with casters. The upholstery with a removable pad and two bolsters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Material
mahogany (wood)
upholstery
Object type
Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Empire (style)
mahogany (wood)
Sofa
sofas
upholstery
Dimensions
32 1/2 x 84 1/2 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.117
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
221801

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