Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Tall settee has rectangular upholstered back; three square rear stiles extending to floor; curved open arms terminating in large scroll handholds; turned and foliate carved arm supports; rectangular upholstered seat; two rows of brass tack trim on seat and back; three square front legs with turned and foliate carved top; flat rear stretchers; shaped side stretchers; and serpentine front stretchers with carved borders and intertwined knot motif in central medallion. "1566" is handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (8 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

CC010.001.016.028.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item