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Sofa

1948.139 (RS193700)

Description

Sofa. Wood, brass. Serpentine carved crest with fruit basket motif, scrolled arms, carved seat rail. Rests on sabre legs with brass paw feet. Plaques above each leg have matching brass mounts featuring putti with floral garlands.

Details

Maker
Possibly McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811 (Maker)
Date
1815-1825
Location of origin
Salem, MA, USA
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
textiles
upholstering
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
berry baskets
Brass
brass (alloy)
Empire
Empire (style)
Feet
feet (animal or human components)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fruit Basket
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
multiple-seating furniture
Scrolled
scrollwork
Sofa
sofas
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Upholstered
upholstering
Dimensions
35 x 21 1/3 x 80 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.139
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Thacher
GUSN
54852

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