Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view of a settee is shown. Settee has triple seat back form with center back being wider than the sides; straight crest rails with concave corners; rectangular tablets on side crestrails and arched tablet on center crest; carved foliate ornamentation on tablets; caned back; straight stiles continuing into four splayed back legs; shallow seat rails with carved ornaments on front; and five tapered square front legs with cuffs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
chair-back settees
caning
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (5 x 8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.016.003

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item