Help me identify this couch and chair I inherited

ArrowVeraLeeFebruary 5, 2013

I have this couch and chair. I know nothing about them. Any information would be helpful so I can further search on the net.
I have several more photos of both.

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palimpsest

It looks like a 1930s deco-moderne sofa in a Renaissance-Revival or a Romantic-Revival style.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 12:27PM
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irwinsfurniture

I have a lot of these wood framed couches come into our door. I would have to agree with Palimpsest this coach is from either 1930's or 1920's I would say somewhere in between the two. This type of style was very popular in both of those decades. I would suggest doing a Google image search with a well lit face on picture of the couch and add in "1920's renaissance couch" also. I just did a similar search but the picture isn't the best. You may yield better results that way. Also try a combo, which 20's to 30's and renaissance with romantic and so on.

Hope this helped!

    Bookmark   February 6, 2013 at 1:27PM
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ArrowVeraLee

Here is another view.
(Uploading photos to this site is no easy task)

    Bookmark   February 7, 2013 at 12:10PM
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ArrowVeraLee

The chair.

    Bookmark   February 7, 2013 at 12:12PM
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freethinker99

Your set was certainly from the 20's and is very reflective of this time period. If your willing to spend some money on it by reupholstery and refinshing it could be a beautiful set. I sure it would please whoever the person was that left it to you since they had it all those years. It must have had meaning to them.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 7:53AM
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Imhappy&Iknowit IOWA zone 6b

I wish that was mine!!

    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 9:49PM
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freethinker99

Due to the ornate nature of the hand carvings and the upholstering it would be a job left up to an experienced upholsterer in as much as they will have to refinish the wood as well as upholster the frame. Then again it will probably need some spring work once the set is taken apart. In the end it will be worth it.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 5:22PM
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