Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Sofa, or window seat

1800–10


Object Place: New England

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 193

Dimensions

87.0 x 83.8 x 46.4 cm (34 1/4 x 33 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.688

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, maple

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

This small sofa for a hall or window niche has a square frame with the top of the back slightly arched and the sides curving down. There is a reeded stop behind each arm, and the fluted arms curve down to a turned and reeded baluster. The oblong stiles are framed with double beads, and the tapered front legs are reeded on the front and outside. The square back legs taper slightly and can outwards.

Provenance

By 1928, Dudley Leavitt Pickman [see note 1]; 1939, bequest of Pickman to the MFA (Accession date: October 11, 1939); December 19, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA.

NOTES:
[1] Lent by Dudley Leavitt Pickman to the MFA July 13, 1928.

Credit Line

Bequest of Dudley Leavitt Pickman