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PAINTED GUSTAVIAN SOFA, 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)

Research

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.

Full research report available on request.