Windsor settee

1927
Wallace Nutting (American, 1861–1941)


Object Place: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

108.58 x 125.73 x 45.08 cm (42 3/4 x 49 1/2 x 17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.37

Medium or Technique

Maple, oak, white pine

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Seating and beds

Comb-back windsor settee with carved crest rail; sweeping armrail ends in carved hnd-grips with turned baluster supports; plank seat sits on six turned legs with turned medial stretchers.

Inscription

Paper label of Wallace Nutting: "Wallace Nutting / 46 Park St., Framingham, Mass. / Distinguished [and] distinctive furniture / oak and pine cubards / oak chests and chests of drawers / trestle, refectory and small tables / desks, beds, stools and mirrors / "No. [in pencil] 565 Date 1927"

Two paper labels reading "John A.V. Davies, M.D. Farmington, Conn."

Markings

Branded on underside of seat: "WALLACE / NUTTING"

Provenance

Two paper labels affixed to the settee may indicate its original owner; they read: "John A.V. Davies, M.D. Farmington, Conn."; purchased in 1985 from Harold Ionson, 931 High Street, Westwood, Massachusetts (Accession Date February 27, 1985)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Dumaine and Mr. James G. Hinkle

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.