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Rare Federal Mahogany Inlaid Sofa

Auction:
2349
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$17,625$15,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Rare Federal Mahogany Inlaid Sofa, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1790, the serpentine back with flanking outward-scrolling arms with concave fronts and serpentine seat rail resting on square tapering string-inlaid frontal legs and square raking rear legs, ht. 36 1/2, lg. 85, dp. 28, seat ht. 19 in.

Provenance: Roland Hammond, North Andover, Massachusetts, who purchased it from the Putnam Family of Dedham, Massachusetts.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

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Massachusetts, Salem, Roland Hammond, North Andover

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