Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Front and side views are shown. Chippendale-style settee has chair-back form; back with three bow-shaped crest rails with foliate carving; three pierced splats with Gothic tracery motifs; curved open arms with scrolled handholds; curved arm supports; rectangular seat upholstered over the rail with two rows of brass tacks; two carved Marlborough front legs with scroll brackets; and two raked square rear legs. Middle section of back is slightly narrower and shorter than side sections. Dimensions and "576" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
chair-back settees
Chippendale
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (5 1/8 x 10 5/8 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.027.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item