Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-221801

Description

The carved chest rail with areas of foliate carving centering a rectangular entabulature; above curved, upholstered arms with a molded wood facing featuring carved pinwheel rosettes and a molded skirt rail, all above sabre legs with "bulls-eye" volutes and terminating in cast, gilt bronze foliate feet with casters. The upholstery with a removable pad and two bolsters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
mahogany (wood)
upholstery
Empire (style)
Sofa

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

32 1/2 x 84 1/2 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.117

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)