Sofa

Creator:
Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854 (attributed)
Published/Created:
New York, New York state, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
33 x 81 1/2 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany sofa, three-paneled carved back, the center panel cornucopia flanked by two drapery-carved panels; serpentine wings with reeded façades continuing along seat frame, outsplayed reeded legs ending in claw casters, fine mellow patina and with carving of first quality; attributed to Duncan Phyfe.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1296, pl. P4249.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany sofa
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4249
Genre:
sofas (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, May 1976
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9923 cab1dr2 tiff
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10981660
OID:
11873845
PID:
digcoll:847083

Number of Pages: 3
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