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Sofa

Description

Sofa. Mahogany, leather upholstery. Tripartite upholstered back, reeded rails, stiles and arms; carved and turned arm supports and front legs. Upholstered in red leather with black tufts. Original under-upholstery.

Details

Maker
Neal, William (Upholsterer)
Seymour, Thomas (American cabinetmaker, 1771-1848) (Cabinetmaker)
Date
1808-1809
Inscriptions
On wooden frame of a cushion: ""Wm Neal Sculp the first that was ever made in Boston.""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Federal
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
multiple-seating furniture
Sofa
sofas
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
36 x 81 9/16 x 26 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
50.1980.1
Credit Line
Loan from a Private Collection
GUSN
44424
Reference Notes
Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

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