Double chair-back settee

Spanish Colonial

Object Place: Probably Sucre, Bolivia


124.46 x 106.68 x 47.6 cm (49 x 42 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Polychromed wood, possibly pine or cedar

Not On View


Americas, Europe


Seating and beds

Double chair back settee with three cabriole legs ending in pad feet at front, three straight rear legs; carved front and side skirts shaped to reverse curves; slip seat with modern upholstry; pierced splats; with carved crest rails decorated with shells in red and gold; overall white background


Acquired from the Archbishop of Sucre, Bolivia, by the donors in 1966; to the Museum in 1997.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton