FINELY CARVED ITALIAN SOFA: Italian sofa having a pierced sheet music & instrument crest rail with alternating carved foliate & ribbon design to framework, Acanthus leaf knuckles, upholstered in a red ground fabric with a white scrolling foliate pattern. Raised on fluted and ribbon carved feet. Approx. 43.25'' h x 73.25'' l x 33.25'' w. Estate of Dr. Peter J. Fischinger, M.D., Ph.D., former Associate Director, National Cancer Institute.
CONDITION: Some loss at peak of crest rail, some loss of gold at frame, age cracks, separation of fabric from frame at verso, wear consistent with age and use.