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Empire Sofa, Probably Italy, Early 19th Century


Unique Empire sofa with a curved backrest and S-shaped armrests. These are decorated with ebonized and partly gilt dolphins. The lower rim shows a very beautiful wood grain and is concave curved. The sofa stands on ebonized and gild volute feet.


  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Early 19th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 31.5 in. x W 70.08 in. x D 22.84 in.

    H 80 cm x W 178 cm x D 58 cm

  • Seat height
    18.51 in. (47 cm)
  • Seller location
    Greding, DE
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