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Object Name: Sofa
Date: 1846-1847
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Medium: Rosewood
Dimensions: Overall: 45 1/2 x 84 1/2 x 34 1/2 in. ( 115.6 x 214.6 x 87.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Rococo Revival sofa of three sections, with two upholstered chair backs flanking a lower central section with scroll-carved scrolled crest; each chair back with oval piercing below carved crest; front seat rail and knees carved with reversing C-scroll, foliage, and shell motifs; short cabriole legs with scroll feet on casters; rectangular rear legs. Upholstered with modern gray fabric with black stripes.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Abeel Canda
Object Number: 1947.272a
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According to the donor, this suite of furniture was made for his grandfather John Howard Abeel, who lived on the corner of 8th Street and 2nd Avenue.