Sofa

about 1800
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (American (born in Scotland), 1770–1854)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 123

Dimensions

Overall: 95.3 x 177.8 x 56.5 cm (37 1/2 x 70 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.113

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, cherry, cane

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Back: in 3 parts with caned panels below straight curved rail with carving of wheat-ears, bow-knots and festooned drapery. Ends: panel of caning below curved arm rest on turned and carved post. Seat: reed-moulded front rail, caning, Legs: four turned and reed-moulded forelegs, eight brass casters. Cherry braces.

Provenance

Purchased for The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts