Settee

Description

Untitled design drawing of a settee rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. William and Mary-style settee has triple chair-back form; arched crest rails with scrolled ears and central carved feather motifs; caned backs; four turned stiles transitioning to square raked rear legs; curved arms with scrolled handholds; curved and scrolled arm supports; fully upholstered seat with one row of brass tacks along lower edges; four scrolled front legs; four raked square rear legs; and turned front stretcher, H-stretchers, and two rows of rear stretchers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
chair-back settees
William and Mary
design drawings

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

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

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.016.032.002

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

design drawings

Description Level

Item