Sofa

Creator:
McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811 (attributed)
Published/Created:
Salem, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1810–1835
Physical Description:
38 x 78 x 23 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany sofa, the back panel is finely carved and centered by a typical Salem basket with leaves and grapes in a star punch or snowflake background and bordered by spiral and acanthus-carved borders, the spiral borders are repeated in the arms and seat and terminate in delicately carved rosettes; outsplayed legs ending in acanthus brass casters, the brass mount under the basket is an effective touch. Attributed to Samuel McIntire.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 995, pl. P3778; vol. 10, p. 2678, pl. P3778.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany sofa
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3778
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 1973; Sack, October 1991
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:
10981593
OID:
11873830
PID:
digcoll:847311

Number of Pages: 4
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