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Grecian couch (one of a pair)


This pair of couches (1977.726-727) descended in the family of Nathan Appleton, who had used them in his home at 39 Beacon Street in Boston; by 1977, owned by Mrs. Trenche Coxe of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1977, on consignment to Robert Trump Antiques, Flourtown, Pennsylvania; 1977, purchased by the MFA (November 1977).

Credit Line

Gift of a Friend of the Department, the William N. Banks Foundation, The Seminarians, Dr. and Mrs. J. Wallace McMeel, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Stone

about 1818–1830

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Rosewood with rosewood graining, brass, silk upholstery; original underupholstery




Furniture, Seating and Beds