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Settee

Mahogany. Upholstered straight back of double-form settee has scrolled crest. Upholstered seat is flanked by two upholstered arms with elaborately carved fronds. Serpentine skirt is carved with C-scrolls and foliage, and the five scroll feet are decorated with carved foliage and cabochon.

Credit Line

Bequest of Herbert Heidelberger in honor of Frederick and Minna Heidelberger

English, about 1760

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1984.127

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture