Large parlor sofa of laminated and carved rosewood in the so-called "Fountain Elms" pattern, with curved back of scrolling cornucopia leading to an urn with roses and other flowers at the center crest rail above a basket of flowers, scrolling foliage and birds with bunches of grapes at each side with similar basket of flowers, scrolled armrests and cabriole legs, the seat rail with carved flowers at center, on casters, with modern red silk damask upholstery.

Parlor Sofa

John Henry Belter, New York

About 1850-1855