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Classical Carved Mahogany Veneer Sofa

Auction:
2255
Lot:
139
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Classical Carved Mahogany Veneer Sofa, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1815, the book-matched veneered crest rail end with carved palmettes and "C" scrolls above the crisply carved foliate devices on the scrolled arms which continue to the arm supports and front rail having a pulvinated center above curving molded C-scrolled sabre legs which terminate in brass paw feet on casters, the green and gold 20th century upholstery on the sofa and bolsters is in perfect condition, refinished, ht. 34 3/4, wd. 84, dp. 23 1/4 in.

Note: The crest on this sofa is identical to that on the pair of side chairs, pl. 51 in American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, by J. Michael Flanagan, Abrams, Inc., 1986.
Estimate $3,500-5,000

Keywords

Massachusetts, Abrams Inc., J. Michael Flanagan, SOFA

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