Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-5084

Description

Lion's paw front feet support double scrolled brackets, ring and vase turned rear legs; wooden castors; half round front open flanked by oblong blocks; curved arms with medium relief acanthus carving terminate in "hammer ends," rolled back; upholstered in figured aquamarine fabric, two cylindrical cushions covered in self fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

24.375 x 67.5 x 22.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.488