Classical Parlor Suite

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Circa 1825

Offered en suite, this exceptional group of maple parlor furniture is comprised of a sofa, four chairs, and a pair of footstools.   Of note is the beautiful bird’s eye and figured maple veneers, the fine carving, and the avant-garde design. Attributed to Michel Bouvier, an identical maple group consisting of a sofa and a pair of chairs was sold several years ago. Presently, the sofa may be seen at the Los Angeles County Museum and the chairs are housed in the collections at The Carnegie and the Brooklyn Museums. Michel Bouvier, ancestor of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, was a renowned Philadelphia cabinetmaker who supplied furniture to the White House and for the residence of Joseph Bonaparte.

Dimensions: Sofa: height/33” width/71” depth/22 ½” Chairs: height/35″ width/18 ¾” depth/20 ½” Footstools: height/6 ½” width/14 ½” depth/10 ¾”.


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