General Sofas Photos

This page features sofas & settees with less common designs or where the carvings overshadow other features.

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Deep settee with swan-neck ends at Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House. Tucson, AZ.Carved feet on deep settee at Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House. Tucson, AZ.Living room sofa at Gillette Castle State Park. East Haddam, CT.Triangular table, sofa & 2 armchairs by Henry van de Velde at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.
Deep settee with swan-neck ends at Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House. Tucson, AZ.Carved feet on deep settee at Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House. Tucson, AZ.Living room sofa at Gillette Castle State Park. East Haddam, CT.Triangular table, sofa & 2 armchairs (1920-1) by Henry van de Velde at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.
Modernista sofa & display case by Gaspar Homar at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Art Nouveau sofa & wall mirror from Café de Paris Mauve Salon by Henri Sauvage at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Sofa with wooden frame & ornate upholstery in Billiards Room at Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Azay-le-Rideau, France.Stuffed sofas in library at Chaumont-Sur-Loire. France.
Modernista sofa & display case (c1903) by Gaspar Homar at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain.Art Nouveau sofa & wall mirror (1899) from Café de Paris Mauve Salon by Henri Sauvage at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Sofa with wooden frame & ornate upholstery in Billiards Room at Château d'Azay-le-Rideau. Azay-le-Rideau, France.Stuffed sofas in library at Chaumont-Sur-Loire. France.
Empire cherry-wood sofa in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Settee from Abraham Lincoln's rail car at Union Pacific Railroad Museum. Council Bluffs, IA.Sitting area with Louis XIV couch & chairs from Palace of Versailles, a gift of France, in state drawing room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Sofa & fold-down table in washing/ironing room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Empire cherry-wood sofa in Petit Salon at Cheverny Chateau. Cheverny, France.Settee from Abraham Lincoln's rail car at Union Pacific Railroad Museum. Council Bluffs, IA.Sitting area with Louis XIV couch & chairs from Palace of Versailles, a gift of France, in state drawing room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland.Sofa & fold-down table in washing/ironing room at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.
Organ & sofa at Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner House. Independence, MO.Carved settee at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Sofa brought to Pierce marriage by Jane & used in the White House in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH.Upholstered sofa-bed in late classical style in dining room at Lindenwald. Kinderhook, NY.
Organ & sofa at Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner House. Independence, MO.Carved settee at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Sofa brought to Pierce marriage by Jane & used in the White House in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH.Upholstered sofa-bed in late classical style (1830-40) in dining room at Lindenwald. Kinderhook, NY.
Sofa in Lyndhurst. Tarrytown, NY.Billiard room with sofas, raccoon fur throw & telephone at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Parlor seating & cabinet at Custom House Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Settee in Garfield Presidential Library at Garfield home. Mentor, OH.
Sofa in Lyndhurst. Tarrytown, NY.Billiard room with sofas, raccoon fur throw & telephone at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Parlor seating & cabinet at Custom House Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Settee in Garfield Presidential Library at Garfield home. Mentor, OH.
Upstairs ballrooms at Hower House. Akron, OH.Sofa & Korean table in living room of Eisenhower National Historic Site. Gettysburg, PA.Regence Savonnerie four paneled screen with Fable de La Fontaine carpets mounted on panels over sofa with Brussels Tapestry at Rough Point. Newport, RI.Sofa with pillows written with humorous sayings as placed by Doris Duke in Morning Room at Rough Point. Newport, RI.
Upstairs ballrooms at Hower House. Akron, OH.Sofa & Korean table in living room of Eisenhower National Historic Site. Gettysburg, PA.Regence Savonnerie four paneled screen with Fable de La Fontaine carpets mounted on panels (c1720) over sofa with Brussels Tapestry (late 17th C) at Rough Point. Newport, RI.Sofa with pillows written with humorous sayings as placed by Doris Duke in Morning Room at Rough Point. Newport, RI.
Settee & chair made of mother of pearl & upholstered with purple brocade by Johann Tanzwohl of Austria at Rough Point. Newport, RI.Piano & settee in Staiti House at Sam Houston Park. Houston, TX.Sitting room at Rienzi house museum. Houston, TX.Detail of decorative gilt cupid carving on sofa in pink parlor at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.
Settee & chair made of mother of pearl & upholstered with purple brocade by Johann Tanzwohl of Austria (c1820) at Rough Point. Newport, RI.Piano & settee in Staiti House at Sam Houston Park. Houston, TX.Sitting room at Rienzi house museum. Houston, TX.Detail of decorative gilt cupid carving on sofa in pink parlor at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.
Carved detail of sofa in music room at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.Detail of carved cherubs on sofa at Chambers House Museum. Beaumont, TX.Sofa à deux at Fort House. Waco, TX.Organ & settee in parlor at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.
Carved detail of sofa in music room at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.Detail of carved cherubs on sofa at Chambers House Museum. Beaumont, TX.Sofa à deux (c1830s) at Fort House. Waco, TX.Organ & settee in parlor at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.
French Empire style red damask sofa in large drawing room at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.Settee & fortepiano made by Stodart's at Kellie Castle. Pittenweem, Scotland.Parlor table, chairs, & sofa in Coolidge Homestead at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Park. Plymouth Notch, VT.Paintings over sofa in parlor at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion. Woodstock, VT.
French Empire style red damask sofa in large drawing room at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.Settee & fortepiano (1825) made by Stodart's at Kellie Castle. Pittenweem, Scotland.Parlor table, chairs, & sofa in Coolidge Homestead at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Park. Plymouth Notch, VT.Paintings over sofa in parlor at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion. Woodstock, VT.
Library bookcase & sofa at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion. Woodstock, VT.Chairs & sofa in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.

Library bookcase & sofa at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion. Woodstock, VT.Chairs & sofa in drawing room at West Virginia Governor's Mansion. Charleston, WV.


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