Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Settee has tripartite chair-back form with middle section wider than side sections; straight crest rails with center tablets and concave curved corners; caned back; downward curved square open arms; curved square arm supports; five rear stiles extending into raked legs; rectangular seat with tufted upholstery; straight skirt; and five tapered square front legs terminating in spade feet. Inlaid or carved ornamentation on back tablets, crest rails, stiles and skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
caning
Neoclassical
Federal
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 x 9 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.029.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item