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Indiscret Sofa

Decorative Arts and Design

MAKER Unknown
MEDIUM Wood, metal, modern upholstery
  • Possible Place Manufactured: England
  • DATES ca. 1850
    DIMENSIONS 25 x 51 x 51 in. (63.5 x 129.5 x 129.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Unmarked
    CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Three-seat roundabout indiscret, or conversation, sofa with three, curved, low, upholstered arms on baluster arcade. Three upright arm supports carved in scroll decoration. Six cabriole legs with scroll feet on casters. Upholstered in modern dark-red machine pressed velvet
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Unknown. Indiscret Sofa, ca. 1850. Wood, metal, modern upholstery, 25 x 51 x 51 in. (63.5 x 129.5 x 129.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 53.20.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 53.20.1_view1_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 53.20.1_view1_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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