Items Similar to Mahogany Hepplewhite Camelback Sofa with Serpentine Back and Seat with Spade Fee View More
Mahogany Hepplewhite Camelback Sofa with Serpentine Back and Seat with Spade Fee
This elegant sofa has fine stylized lines with a serpentine curved front seat rail making for a commodious and comfortable sofa. The arms are carefully scrolled and restrained as is the arching of the back which complements the seat. The legs are Hepplewhite in style with spade feet, which are reinforced with their original stretchers. The fabric is new and is a fine silk damask with a feather stuffing, all of which is in perfect condition. The foundation materials are all new and images of the frame prior to upholstery are included below. This was upholstered by Manfred Woerner, who does upholstery for museums. This sofa is virtually new, with the exception of its frame which is in a fine state of preservation, which we have tightened up, etc. (see images). It is literally in showroom condition and is beautifully striking. Provenance: Henry P. Kendall, Boston, Mass, purchased from William W. Gray, Camden, South Carolina; purchased from the estate of Samuel Kirkland, Clinton, NY. According to a letter by David Wilder, librarian, Hamilton College, dated April 13th, 1949: In 1796 and 1797, after his second marriage, Kirkland built a large house which was occupied by the family for many years after his death in 1808. It seemed to Mr. Ibbotson and myself, as we discussed it, that the sofa in question was probably acquired as a part of the furniture for this new home.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1800
- Materials and Techniques
- DimensionsH 41 in. x W 98 in. x D 36 in.H 104.14 cm x W 248.92 cm x D 91.44 cm
- Seller LocationProvidence, RI
- Seller Reference Numbersw00807
- Reference NumberLU90753764562
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with you and the seller to reach an optimal resolution. Read more
Shipping, Returns & Payment
- ShippingRates vary by destination and complexity
Some items may require special handling and packaging. Request a shipping quote to see what options are available to your destination.
- Return Policy
This item can be returned within 3 days of delivery.View details
- Online Payment Methods1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
- Item InvoiceGenerate an invoice that you can customize and print.
About the Seller
No Reviews Yet
1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in Providence, RI
More From This Seller
Small Serpentine Mahogany Hepplewhite Server wi...
Antique 19th Century English Hepplewhite Serving Tables
This is a particularly useful small-scale server with an exceptionally beautiful solid one-board mahogany top. Note the figure on the top board; it was obviously selected for dramati...
Small-Scale Chippendale Mahogany Camelback Sofa
Antique Late 18th Century American Chippendale Sofas
This is a small-scale sofa (68 in. wide) supported on four molded legs, giving it a very stabile appearance. The lines are Classic. See the attached images of when Levy had it up hol...
Fine Chippendale, Federal Mahogany Camelback So...
Antique Late 18th Century American Chippendale Sofas
In the world of Chippendale sofas in the colonies, Philadelphia was always a source of standout work and design, and closest to high style English models. The Philadelphia look is i...
Chippendale Camelback Sofa with Claw and Ball F...
Antique Late 18th Century English George II Sofas
This sofa is a rarity as very few have survived, especially with all claw and ball feet intact. The similar American examples do not have claw and ball feet in the rear, and even amo...
You May Also Like
Hepplewhite Mahogany Serpentine Fronted Sofa
Antique 18th Century British Hepplewhite Sofas
Hepplewhite mahogany serpentine fronted sofa. English, circa 1780. Measures: 35 ¾ x 79 inches.
Fine and Large 18th Century George III Mahogany...
Antique 1770s English Hepplewhite Sofas
In the French Hepplewhite style. The undulating padded back and over-scrolled ends with padded sides above three deep squab cushions with a wavy seat rail, on slender moulded cabriol...
Camelback Mahogany Chinese Chippendale Style Sofa
Early 20th Century British Chippendale Sofas
Mahogany, Fabric, Upholstery
Nicely shaped Chippendale style camelback sofa, scooped back scrolled arms, mahogany base with straight legs and stretchers, Chinese fretwork brackets top the front legs, covered in ...
American Hepplewhite Mahogany Upholstered and S...
Antique 1780s American Hepplewhite Sofas
Upholstery, Mahogany, Satinwood
American Hepplewhite mahogany sofa with straight back and flanking arms, decorative tufted upholstery and terminating on tapered satinwood string inlaid legs with connecting stretche...
Triple Camelback Sofa
Early 20th Century English Sofas
Triple camelback George I style sofa with rolled arms, mahogany legs and original fabric. A Classic shape just waiting to be reupholstered!
$2,800 Sale Price
Chinese Chippendale Style Carved Mahogany Camel...
20th Century English Chinese Chippendale Sofas
Handsome Chinese Chippendale style camel back or hump back sofa featuring a carved mahogany frame. Beautifully decorated with scrolls and quatrefoils on the cross stretchers. Support...
19th Century Hepplewhite Sofa
Antique 19th Century Hepplewhite Sofas
Hepplewhite sofa. On six tapered legs with spade feet, connected by stretchers and with original casters.
19th Century Chippendale Style Camelback Mahoga...
Antique 1820s English Chippendale Sofas
With silk damask-upholstered serpentine back, outward scrolling arms and seat; raised on square legs joined by stretchers; on casters.