American Late Classical Mahogany Sofa
second quarter 19th century, the back with a central carved crest panel and flanked by a scrolled and carved rail on each side, with scrolled armrests and raised on carved paw feet with cornucopia returns.
h. 36", w. 87", d. 24"
**In overall good condition, with rubbing, wear, shrinkage and a few normal minor flakes to the edges of carved surfaces. No notable losses observed.
There is a glued horizontal break across the top portion of the carved back crest.
Sturdy and solid.
There is a small veneer loss to one of the apron blocks over a foot; it is a triangle coming to a point, about 1/4" wide at the large end and about 1-1/2" long.
The upholstery exhibits some minor wear. One button is missing from the seat cushion. There is fraying and loose cord on the ends of the larger cylindrical pillow.