Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Chippendale-style settee has double-seat back with two slightly arched crest rails with carved ornamentation; pierced intertwined splats; open curved arms with scrolled handholds; curved; arm supports; rectangular upholstered seat with nail trim on lower edge; two cabriole front legs terminating in ball-and-claw feet; and two splayed rear legs. The notation "Carved Back"' is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sofas
settees
chair-back settees
Chippendale
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.015.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item