1957.0863 Sofa, Square Sofa
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Sofa (Square sofa)

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  • Creator (Role):

    Samuel McIntire (Furniture Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:


  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Birch; Pine, white

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Object Number


Object Name

Sofa (Square sofa)



Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Samuel McIntire (Furniture Maker)
References: Frank Cousins, The Wood-Carver of Salem: Samuel McInture, his life and work (Boston: Little, Brown, 1916); Fiske Kimball, Mr. Samuel McIntire, Carver: The Architect of Salem (Portland, ME: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press; published for the Essex Institute of Salem, Massachusetts, 1940); Mabel Munson Swan, Samuel McInture, carver, and the Sandersons, early Salem cabinet makers (Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1934).

Place of Origin

Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Secondary Origin Notes

This sofa was most recently reupholstered using reproduction fabric in 1986 by Walter Mullins under the direction of Greg Landrey. The frame was stripped in 1993 due to infestation.




Mahogany; Birch; Pine, white

Dimensions (inches)

37 (H) , 75 (W) , 29.5 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

93.98 (H) , 190.5 (W) , 74.93 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at front of arms, OD from crest to front of seat.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published in no. 269.
[Book] Sweeney, John A. H. 1963 The Treasure House of Early American Rooms.
Published with different upholstery: p. 82