Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1808-1809

GUSN

GUSN-44424

Description

Sofa. Mahogany, leather upholstery. Tripartite upholstered back, reeded rails, stiles and arms; carved and turned arm supports and front legs. Upholstered in red leather with black tufts. Original under-upholstery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
multiple-seating furniture
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
Federal
Mahogany
Upholstered
Federal
Sofa

Inscription

On wooden frame of a cushion: ""Wm Neal Sculp the first that was ever made in Boston.""

Maker

Neal, William (Upholsterer)
Seymour, Thomas (American cabinetmaker, 1771-1848) (Cabinetmaker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

36 x 81 9/16 x 26 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Loan from a Private Collection

Accession Number

50.1980.1

Reference Notes

Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)