Four chair-back settee

Spanish Colonial

Object Place: Probably Sucre, Bolivia


127.63 x 227.96 x 48.26 cm (50 1/4 x 89 3/4 x 19 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata)

Not On View


Americas, Europe


Seating and beds

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert D. and Nancy Hemenway Barton