Settee

Chinese export
about 1800


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

92.71 cm (36 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.45

Medium or Technique

Wood

Out on Loan

On display at Historic New England, since May 15, 1952

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Seating and beds

Caned arched back, rolled arms and seat. Frame painted black with grape vine in gold. Four tapering front legs, square in section, molded and painted on face and ends, with spade feet. Back legs curve, plain cross stretchers. Rosettes carved at junction of slanting arms and supports. Seat and two cushionsin worn black.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison