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Settee

CC010.001.016.014.006 (RS233759)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Federal or Sheraton-style settee has double-chair back form with two rectangular backs; straight crest rails with concave top corners and molded edges; two splats, each with a carved kylix within an open oval frame atop a fluted column; straight stiles with molded edges above ams; open curved arms and arm supports; rectangular seat with over-the-rail upholstery; tapered square front legs; and two splayed rear legs. Paper has been cut on right side; partial handwritten title "Doubl.. ." is present.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (4 x 5 3/8 inches)
Dimensions
4x 5 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303440
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.014.006

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
Federal
Sheraton
chair-back settees
settees
sofas
Material Type
design drawings

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