Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Federal-style settee has three-chair form with rectangular backs; shaped rectangularcrest rails with carved or inlaid ribbons and swags; open backs with splats formed by opposing half circles joined by a central carved rosettes; reeded stiles and open arms; turned arm supports above rectangular blocks; over-upholstered rectangular seat with one row of brass tacks along bottom edge; four reeded tapered round front legs with long ovoid feet; and two back legs. "Det. #2218" and "Note See Page 30 Book #6 for Chair to Match" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chair-back settees
settees
Federal
Neoclassical
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.020.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item