Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1845 -1865

GUSN

GUSN-3859

Description

Sofa with serpentine front and slightly scrolled arms at ends. Shaped crest on back continues to arm supports. Bulbous veneered feet with scored "c" scrolls opposing each other on each foot; fitted with casters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
multiple-seating furniture
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Mahogany
Pine
Empire
French Restoration
Veneered
Sofa

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

36 7/8 x 83 x 27 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.206