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Settee

CC010.001.016.029.001 (RS233763)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Settee has tripartite chair-back form with middle section wider than side sections; straight crest rails with center tablets and concave curved corners; caned back; downward curved square open arms; curved square arm supports; five rear stiles extending into raked legs; rectangular seat with tufted upholstery; straight skirt; and five tapered square front legs terminating in spade feet. Inlaid or carved ornamentation on back tablets, crest rails, stiles and skirt.

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 (7 x 9 1/2 inches)
Dimensions
7x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303546
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.029.001

Record details

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

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