Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Perspective view is shown. Neoclassical-style settee has chair-back form with four sections; straight crest rails with concave curved corners; caned oval splats with inlaid oval center medallions; sloping arms; curved arm supports; upholstered curved seat; straight skirt with inlaid stringing; five rear stiles which extend into raked square rear legs; and five tapered square front legs with inlaid stringing terminating in spade feet. "J. J. Albright Hollister House," "1580" and "(See page 72 in chair book for chair to match. NA)" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
chair-back settees
caning
Neoclassical
Federal
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (7 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.030.001

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item