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)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
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

Dimensions

35 x 82 1/2 x 28 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.576.2

Places

New Hampshire (United States)