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Indiscret Sofa

Decorative Arts

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
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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
    IMAGE overall, 53.20.1_view1_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    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
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