American Decorative Arts

Sofa

1800–1810

Mahogany; maple

34 1/4 × 71 1/2 × 25 in. (87 × 181.6 × 63.5 cm) other (Seat): 13 1/2 in.(34.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2092
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Geography: 
Made in Massachusetts
or made in New Hampshire
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

E.F. Sanderson, Moor's End, Nantucket, Mass. (sale New York, B. Altman and Co., Oct. 1928); Francis P. Garvan, New York, NY.

Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 246, 248, no. 231, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.