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Settee

CC010.001.016.030.001 (RS233711)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style settee has chair-back form with four sections; straight crest rails with concave curved corners; caned oval splats with inlaid oval center medallions; sloping arms; curved arm supports; upholstered curved seat; straight skirt with inlaid stringing; five rear stiles which extend into raked square rear legs; and five tapered square front legs with inlaid stringing terminating in spade feet. "J. J. Albright Hollister House," "1580" and "(See page 72 in chair book for chair to match. NA)" 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 (7 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 3/8x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303549
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.030.001

Record details

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

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