Sheraton inlaid sofa, Mahogany, rosewood and satinwood; arched crestrail with herringbone inlay along the lower edge over the upholstered back, the sides flaring slightly from back and faced with herringbone inlay, behind open carved and reeded arms; the reeded tapering front side feet are extensions of the arms, divided by cylindrical, lighter wood sections with bands of herringbone inlay. The upholstered seat is supported by two additional reeded front legs and four flared back legs. 35" H x 75 3/4" W x 24" D. Circa 1800. Probably English. Provenance: Formerly of Maple Grove Estate, Knoxville, TN when a private residence, and published in Southern Accents magazine, May-June, 1985. CONDITION: Left front upper leg with repair to split at turnin, minor losses to inlay at breaks. Scattered use wear and abrasions to wooden surfaces. Older satin upholstery with tearing due to dry rot and staining.
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