Duncan phyfe sofa

Apr 01, 2021. 00:06 UTC
Duncan Phyfe sofa
Ron
United States of America

Category
Antique sofas

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

We had this Duncan Phyfe refurbished when we bought it in New Orleans in the early ‘70s. The fabric has faded so needs reupholstered but is otherwise in good condition.

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within about 10 hours
Apr 01, 10:24 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$800 - $1,200 USD

Insurance Value

$2,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Ron and Jan,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
If you'd like for your appraisal to include dimensions, which is customary, please forward in the comments section - at your convenience - the height, length and depth and I'll update this ASAP.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Classical style carved and upholstered mahogany sofa
In the manner of Duncan Phyfe, New York, late 19th /early 20th Century
With cylindrical bar crest with scrolled ends, the shaped back extending into rounded arms with scrolled foliate and acanthus carved facades, straight front rail continuing into downcurving saber legs with wheat-sheaf returns and terminating in brass cuffs.
(DIMENSIONS)
CONDITION: faded and in need of new upholstery but otherwise appears to be sound
PROVENANCE: acquired in New Orleans in the 1970s
$800-1,200*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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