Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace depicting a settee. Perspective view is shown. Hepplewhite-style settee has double-seat back with two lobed shields; intertwined pierced splats, and Prince of Wales feather motifs at top of splats; open curved arms and arm supports; kidney-shaped upholstered seat; straight skirt; two tapered square front legs; and two splayed rear legs. Painted or inlaid decoration on back; arm supports and legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
settees
Hepplewhite
chair-back settees
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 x 5 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.014.004

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item