Settee

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1861-1880

GUSN

GUSN-11326

Description

Settee. Grain-painted unidentified wood, cane. Shaped serpentine crest rail pierced with hold over shaped cane splat and two squared back posts and styles. Meets with curved and shaped arms that join at the caned seat with a serpentine seat rail with conforming pierced pendants. Turned front stretcher with double rounded side stretchers. Rests on four turned front legs and four gentle saber back legs. Printed and grained to imitate rosewood and decorated with gilt pinstriping and flourishes and polychrome roses at crest rail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
multiple-seating furniture
graining
cane (plant material)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Renaissance Revival
Wood
Cane
Painted
Grained
Renaissance Revival
Settee

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 60 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1673

Places

Massachusetts (United States)