Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-37433

Description

Sofa. Mahogany with birch frame, upholstery. Scrolled crest rail and reeded arms ending in rosettes; floral reserves in rail alone; turned and carved legs; brass casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
multiple-seating furniture
birch (wood)
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
Empire (style)
floral patterns
rosette (motif)
Mahogany
Brass
Turned
Carved
Upholstered
Floral
Rosette
Empire
Birch
Sofa

Inscription

Inside rails; pencil and incised.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 x 84 x 26 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2927

Places

Massachusetts (United States)