Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Federal or Sheraton-style settee has double-chair back form with two rectangular backs; straight crest rails with concave top corners and molded edges; two splats, each with a carved kylix within an open oval frame atop a fluted column; straight stiles with molded edges above ams; open curved arms and arm supports; rectangular seat with over-the-rail upholstery; tapered square front legs; and two splayed rear legs. Paper has been cut on right side; partial handwritten title "Doubl.. ." is present.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chair-back settees
sofas
settees
Sheraton
Federal
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (4 x 5 3/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.014.006

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item