AN UNUSUAL REGENCY SOFA

June 16 2009, 11:40am

Probably New York. Circa 1810. Of carved and painted giltwood. The upholstered back with scrolling toprail terminating in uprights in the form of seated winged lions, above upholstered armrests opening to a plain apartment, the upholsted seat above a shaped border terminating in a Greek key scroll, the whole raised on four zoomorphic legs, the pair to the front below scrolling eagle wings, the back filled with an upholstered panel.