Four chair-back settee
Object Place: Probably Sucre, Bolivia
127.63 x 227.96 x 48.26 cm (50 1/4 x 89 3/4 x 19 in.)
Medium or Technique
Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata)
Not On View
Large settee with five cabriole legs ending in pad feet at front and five straight rear legs; shaped front and side skirts; slip seat with modern needlework; four pierced inverted vase-shaped splats and curvilinear stiles; scrolled arms with shaped supports; shell-carved pierced crest rails with oval openings at center; browninsh paint throughout.
Acquired from the Archbishop of Sucre, Bolivia, by the donors in 1966; given to the Museum in 1997.
Gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton