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Settee

CC010.001.016.027.001 (RS233740)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Chippendale-style settee has chair-back form; back with three bow-shaped crest rails with foliate carving; three pierced splats with Gothic tracery motifs; curved open arms with scrolled handholds; curved arm supports; rectangular seat upholstered over the rail with two rows of brass tacks; two carved Marlborough front legs with scroll brackets; and two raked square rear legs. Middle section of back is slightly narrower and shorter than side sections. Dimensions and "576" 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 (5 1/8 x 10 5/8 inches)
Dimensions
5 1/8x 10 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303541
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.027.001

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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