Sofa

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-54852

Description

Sofa. Wood, brass. Serpentine carved crest with fruit basket motif, scrolled arms, carved seat rail. Rests on sabre legs with brass paw feet. Plaques above each leg have matching brass mounts featuring putti with floral garlands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
multiple-seating furniture
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
textiles
upholstering
Empire (style)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
feet (animal or human components)
berry baskets
scrollwork
Mahogany
Brass
Unidentified Textile
Upholstered
Empire
Fruit Basket
Scrolled
Feet
Sofa

Maker

Possibly McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Salem, MA, USA

Dimensions

35 x 21 1/3 x 80 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Thacher

Accession Number

1948.139

Places

Massachusetts (United States)