Settee

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1748-1749

GUSN

GUSN-55710

Description

Cabriole legs with claw and ball feet. Foliate acorn carving with punched ground on knees, shell carved crest. Rosettes on ears, splats consist of four vertical members connected by three rosettes, molded and carved arms. Inside tenon on all front feet is a undelineated taper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

settees
multiple-seating furniture
beech (wood)
mahogany (wood)
upholstering
walnut (wood)
Chippendale
walnut (wood)
Mahogany
Upholstered
Chippendale
Walnut
Beech
Settee

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37.75 x 58.75 x 22.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.48