Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-5075

Description

Four lion's paw feet, castored, front feet with leafy brackets, scrolled arms with acanthus carving end in volutes, scrolls at either end of the high back terminate in a flat cylindrical crest rail, original black horsehair upholstery, two cylindrical cushions covered in self fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
multiple-seating furniture
carving (processes)
horsehair
mahogany (wood)
acanthus (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
feet (animal or human components)
Mahogany
Lion
Acanthus
Horsehair
Carved
SOFA

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

38.25 x 91.125 x 23.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.481

Places

Possibly New York state (United States)
Possibly