578 Main Street (Rte 7) in Great Barrington, Massachusetts 413-528-1482 Email: paadams@bcn.net

New York Mahogany and Gilded Neo-Classical Sofa

American-New York Ca. 1820

A very fine sofa equal in quality to known Duncan Phyfe examples.

An unusual feature is the carved lion heads at the arm terminals. Appears to retain its original finish.

Price

$8700

Condition

Excellent unrestored original antique condition including some of the original upholstery foundation as well as the original gold and paint on the legs. Replaced corner blocks and two replaced braces at the seat rails. Unfilled tack holes at the bottom of the rear seat rail.

It is extraordinary to find these sofas with their feet retaining the original gold leaf and paint.

Measurements

Height: 33"
Length: 7 ft. 9"
Depth: 25"

Next Piece

Antique Baroque Style Large Arm Chairs, Ca. 1890

An unusual pair of late 19th century walnut Baroque style arm chairs. All the primary wood elements are rope twist carved including the feet. The upholstery is a dark red leather with gold accents and brass tack heads. The rear stiles are topped with brass ribbed ball finials. The seat rails are covered in dark […]