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Settee

1972.48 (RS85688)

Description

Cabriole legs with claw and ball feet. Foliate acorn carving with punched ground on knees, shell carved crest. Rosettes on ears, splats consist of four vertical members connected by three rosettes, molded and carved arms. Inside tenon on all front feet is a undelineated taper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1748-1749
Associated Building
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
beech (wood)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Beech
beech (wood)
Chippendale
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
multiple-seating furniture
Settee
settees
Upholstered
upholstering
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
37.75 x 58.75 x 22.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.48
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
55710

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