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1971.576.1 (RS116227)

Description

Eight legged; front legs are reeded and turned, supporting bowed apron; lateral legs with front inlay continue to reeded arm supports with inlaid risers behind; arched and shaped arm encloses bowed crest rail; back legs are squared and raked; upholstered with burgandy striped fabric. Curved back, upholstered arms; reeded supports, legs; maple or birch inlaid panels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1815
Inscriptions
In pencil on middle back rail: ""37.50 7.20 15.75 ---------- 55.45""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
birch (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Federal
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
multiple-seating furniture
Pine
pine (wood)
Sheraton
Sofa
sofas
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
35 x 82.5 x 28.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.576.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48582

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