American Gothic Revival Carved Rosewood Recamier
Possibly J. & J.W. Meeks, New York, circa 1850
The arched tufted upholstered side and padded straight crest above an open back with eleven barley twist columnar supports, over a padded seat and crenelated apron, raised on short octagonal feet. Height 40 inches, width 6 feet 7 1/2 inches.
By repute, this recamier was owned by the Gracie family in New York City
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1976, The Gothic Revival Style in America, 1830-70
Katherine S. Howe and David B. Warren, The Gothic Revival Style in America, 1830-70 p. 31, no. 54 illus.
C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation
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