- ca. 1820
- Made in New York, New York, United States
- Mahogany, ash, maple, pine
- 34 1/2 x 98 1/2 x 27 in. (87.6 x 250.2 x 68.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1965
- Accession Number:
This sofa exhibits a highly sophisticated blend of line, detailed carving, and subtle color. The carved vert antique legs in the shape of dolphins are found on other sofas of the period and relate to maritime talismans. Traditionally, in Greek myth, dolphins aided shipwrecked sailors.