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Settee

CC010.001.016.019.004 (RS233722)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Federal-style settee has two-chair form with serpentine shield backs; pierced splats with drapery design; curved arms flowing into curved arm supports. upholstered seat with single row of tacks along bottom edge; serpentine skirt with inlaid or carved central motif and rectangular blocks with inlaid stringing at corners; two tapered front legs with inlaid stringing terminating in spade feet; and two raked back legs. Handwritten on drawing is "13923."

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 pencil (6 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
6 1/4x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303515
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.019.004

Record details

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

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