Recamier

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-5328

Description

Carved mahogany scrolled feet; mahogany veneer seat rail; cream colored upholstery with leaf motif; curvilinear crest rises sharply to peak at right corner, then sharply curves around side to form arm; left side is armless; back left has U-shaped indentation near end; upholstery deeply buttoned at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Grecian couches
sofas
multiple-seating furniture
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
upholstering
Mahogany
Mahogany Veneer
Carved
Upholstered
Sofa

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

39.75 x 81 x 32 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.680