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1971.488 (RS116297)

Description

Lion's paw front feet support double scrolled brackets, ring and vase turned rear legs; wooden castors; half round front open flanked by oblong blocks; curved arms with medium relief acanthus carving terminate in "hammer ends," rolled back; upholstered in figured aquamarine fabric, two cylindrical cushions covered in self fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Carved
carving (processes)
feet (animal or human components)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
Lion
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
multiple-seating furniture
SOFA
sofas
veneer
Dimensions
24.375 x 67.5 x 22.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.488
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5084

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