9662 A FINE WHITE PAINTED GUSTAVIAN SOFA IN THE MANNER OF EPHRAIM STAHL (1794-1820) Stockholm. Circa 1790. Measurements: Height: 33 1/2″ (85 cm) Width: 89 1/2″ (227 cm) Depth: 29 1/4″ (74 cm)
Of beech retaining the original off-white decoration. Each side with four carved turned posts flanking an X filled void above a plaque with relief carved opposing sphinxes. The frieze with continuous carved guilloche motif is supported by five pairs of carved turned tapering legs. The seat and back upholstered in gray striped fabric.