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Settee

CC010.001.016.017.006 (RS233774)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style settee has double-chair back form with serpentine crest rails; rounded shoulders; splats with Gothic tracery piercings; shaped arms with scrolled handholds; C-curved arm supports; seat with over-the-rail upholstery and nail trim at bottom edge; two cabriole front legs terminating in ball-and-claw feet; and four raked back legs. Carved ornamentation includes Rococo-style scrolls and foliage on crest rails, splats and shoulders; volutes on handholds; and acanthus leaves on knees of cabriole legs.

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 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches)
Dimensions
4 3/4x 7 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303508
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.017.006

Record details

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

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