1957.1015 Settee
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Settee

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Portsmouth, New Hampshire, New England, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Europe or North America

  • Date:

    1799-1800

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Birch; Ebony; Maple, soft; Pine, Eastern white; Horsehair

  • Techniques:

    Woven (satin)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1015


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Object Number

1957.1015

Object Name

Settee

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, New England, United States, North America

Secondary Place of Origin

Europe or North America

Secondary Origin Notes

The reproduction fabric was made in Europe or North America in the late 20th century.

Date

1799-1800

Materials

Mahogany; Birch; Ebony; Maple, soft; Pine, Eastern white; Horsehair

Techniques

Woven (satin)

Dimensions (inches)

34.325 (H) , 84.125 (W) , 34 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

87.186 (H) , 213.678 (W) , 86.36 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at crest; OD of curve, H (seat) 14.75 in. (37.3 cm); W (feet) 82 in.; D (seat) 16.25 in. (41.2 cm).

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] Montgomery, Charles F. 1975 American Furniture in 1776. American Art Journal.
Published no. 21
[Book] Jobe, Brock. 1993 Portsmouth Furniture: Masterworks from the New Hampshire Seacoast.
Published cat. no. 93, pp. 341-43.
[Chapter] Jobe, Brock. Two Case Studies: The Furniture ofPortsmouth, New Hampshire and Southeastern Massachusetts. [Book] Pisctaqua Decorative Arts Society. 2007 Pisctaqua Decorative Arts Society: Volume II, 2004 – 2006 Lecture Series.