antique sofa

serendipitynowSeptember 11, 2009

My mother gave me this sofa, but neither of us has any idea what period/style it could be. Opinions?


Thanks!

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lindac

Regency style......but it's a Victorian interpretation.
My guess is 1890-ish.
Looks like mahogany...
Pretty but miserably uncomfortable! I have a sofa sort of like that but mine is Empire period...used mainly to throw coats on when I am having a party!
Linda C

    Bookmark   September 12, 2009 at 1:01AM
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serendipitynow

Linda, you are right, it is definitely very uncomfortable! Thanks for your input!

Anya

    Bookmark   September 12, 2009 at 8:55AM
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newdawn1895

But this has the look of a Sheraton. Does it not, Linda C?

My cousin just bought one to put in her foyer, not for really sitting.

....Jane

    Bookmark   September 14, 2009 at 8:51PM
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lindac

Nope...Sheraton is lighter, daintier...

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   September 14, 2009 at 11:10PM
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newdawn1895

Thank you Linda!

    Bookmark   September 15, 2009 at 12:07AM
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