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Settee

CC010.001.016.020.002 (RS233745)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Federal-style settee has three-chair form with rectangular backs; shaped rectangularcrest rails with carved or inlaid ribbons and swags; open backs with splats formed by opposing half circles joined by a central carved rosettes; reeded stiles and open arms; turned arm supports above rectangular blocks; over-upholstered rectangular seat with one row of brass tacks along bottom edge; four reeded tapered round front legs with long ovoid feet; and two back legs. "Det. #2218" and "Note See Page 30 Book #6 for Chair to Match" are handwritten on drawing.

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 (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/8x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303524
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.020.002

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
Material Type
design drawings

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