Mahogany, brass, modern show cover and trim
30 3/4 x 88 x 26 in. (78.1 x 223.5 x 66 cm) (show scale)
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Duncan Phyfe (American, born Scotland, 1768-1854). Recamier Sofa, 1826. Mahogany, brass, modern show cover and trim, 30 3/4 x 88 x 26 in. (78.1 x 223.5 x 66 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 42.118.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.118.11b_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Recamier sofa with rolled ends terminating in brass decoration. One end higher than the other. The front of the sofa has inlaid and applied brass decoration, supported by four round legs with gilded, gadrooned, and leaf decoration. Rosewood veneer frame with loose cushion.
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