1 Sofa of a pair

Title:
1 Sofa of a pair
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Rosewood, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 3/4 x 72 x 33 in. ( 103.5 x 182.9 x 83.8 cm )
Description: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. A. Fitzroy Anderson (Cornelia Gallatin)
Object Number: 
1954.208b
Gallery Label: 
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group