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1 Sofa of a pair

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1 Sofa of a pair
Rosewood, textile
Overall: 40 3/4 x 72 x 33 in. ( 103.5 x 182.9 x 83.8 cm )
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Rosewood Rococo Revival sofa with original yellow silk damask upholstery; triple back with horizontal oval centerpiece flanked by a vertical oval on either side, each section with molded border and carved crest piece; molded arms with upholstery pads; molded and carved seat rail; four cabriole legs in front and two rounded legs with serpentine profile in rear, all with casters.
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Gift of Mrs. A. Fitzroy Anderson (Cornelia Gallatin)
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According to the accession records, this sofa was used by Albert R. Gallatin, grandfather of the donor, in his home on 17th Street in New York City.
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group