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Four chair-back settee

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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...

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Provenance

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

Spanish Colonial, 1780-1820

Object Place

Probably Sucre, Bolivia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1997.43

Medium or Technique

Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds