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Settee

CC010.001.016.032.002 (RS233702)

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. William and Mary-style settee has triple chair-back form; arched crest rails with scrolled ears and central carved feather motifs; caned backs; four turned stiles transitioning to square raked rear legs; curved arms with scrolled handholds; curved and scrolled arm supports; fully upholstered seat with one row of brass tacks along lower edges; four scrolled front legs; four raked square rear legs; and turned front stretcher, H-stretchers, and two rows of rear stretchers.

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 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
303560
Reference Code
CC010.001.016.032.002

Record details

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

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