Lot 322
Salem, North Carolina Walnut Sofa, Attributed to Karsten Petersen
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1840, yellow pine and poplar secondary, central scrolled crestrail with drop shaped sides, scrolled arms with applied rosettes, ogee front seat rail, sabre legs, two applied rosettes to each lower side panel, dovetailed box seat frame.

35 x 90 x 24.5 in.

A similar sofa, attributed to Petersen, exists in the Old Salem Collection, MESDA Accession Number 2837.2.

Later upholstery; separation crack to lower left rear panel by arm; rear left side rosette with loss.

$1,000 - 2,000