Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Sofa, or window seat


Object Place: New England

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 193


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mahogany, maple




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.


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.

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Dudley Leavitt Pickman