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Sofa

1934.2927 (RS195253)

Description

Sofa. Mahogany with birch frame, upholstery. Scrolled crest rail and reeded arms ending in rosettes; floral reserves in rail alone; turned and carved legs; brass casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Inscriptions
Inside rails; pencil and incised.
Material
birch (wood)
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
Empire
Empire (style)
Floral
floral patterns
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
multiple-seating furniture
Rosette
rosette (motif)
Sofa
sofas
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
37 x 84 x 26 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2927
GUSN
37433

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