Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1805-1815

GUSN

GUSN-12068

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

Descriptive Terms

sofas
multiple-seating furniture
birch (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
upholstering
Federal
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Sheraton
Mahogany
Maple
Birch
Pine
Upholstered
Inlaid
Federal
Sheraton
Sofa

Inscription

In pencil on middle back rail: ""37.50 7.20 15.75 ---------- 55.45""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35 x 82.5 x 28.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.576.2

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